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So what? We can’t get felony approval for anything without finding twenty witnesses, a dozen surveillance cameras, a victim interview, the offender’s mother’s statement AND a confession on video…..and even then, it’s probably going to be a C.I. (Continuing Investigation) until such time as God himself descends from Heaven to declare “This [redacted] is GUILTY and has forfeited his eternal reward.”
The back story on this quote is that that the State Attorney for Chicago, an elected position recused herself from the Smollett case.
But on Wednesday afternoon, one of Foxx’s aides released a statement to the Tribune about the state’s attorney’s interactions with Smollett’s family after he reported the attack in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood on Jan. 29.
“Shortly after the incident occurred in late January, State’s Attorney Foxx had conversations with a family member of Jussie Smollett about the incident and their concerns, and facilitated a connection to the Chicago Police Department who were investigating the incident,” said Robert Foley, a senior adviser to Foxx.