CHICAGO MAYOR: Decision to Drop Jussie Smollett Charges a ‘Whitewash of Justice’

Originally published at: https://www.hannity.com/media-room/chicago-mayor-decision-to-drop-jussie-smollett-charges-a-whitewash-of-justice/

Outgoing Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel weighed-in Tuesday on his city’s decision to abandon 16 felony charges against ‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett; calling the move an obvious “whitewash of justice.”

“This is a whitewash of justice. A grand jury could not have been clearer… Where is the accountability in the system? You can’t have -because of one person’s position- one set of rules apply to them and another set of rules apply to everybody else,” said the mayor.

"This is a whitewash of justice," @ChicagosMayor says of Jussie Smollett's charges being dropped. "A grand jury could not have been clearer. Where is the accountability in the system?" pic.twitter.com/jBsrh5skTr

— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) March 26, 2019

City prosecutors abruptly dropped all charges against Smollett weeks after he was indicted for allegedly staging a “hate crime” and filing a false police report regarding the incident.