DEVELOPING: Trump Says DOJ, FBI to Review Jussie Smollett Charges, Calls Case National ‘Embarrassment’

Originally published at: https://www.hannity.com/media-room/developing-trump-says-doj-fbi-to-review-jussie-smollett-charges-calls-case-national-embarrassment/

President Trump confirmed Thursday that the Department of Justice and the FBI will formally review the Jussie Smollett case in Chicago; calling recent developments surrounding the charges an “embarrassment to our nation.”

“FBI & DOJ to review the outrageous Jussie Smollett case in Chicago. It is an embarrassment to our Nation!” posted Trump on social media.

FBI & DOJ to review the outrageous Jussie Smollett case in Chicago. It is an embarrassment to our Nation!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 28, 2019

Chicago officials stunned the nation this week when they abruptly dropped 16 felony charges against the ‘Empire’ actor weeks after arresting Smollett for allegedly staging a hate crime and filing false police reports.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.