Superintendent, Jussie Smollet, Chicago discussed on World News Tonight with David Muir


After jussie smollet officially charged with a felony just a short time ago surrounded by a crush of cameras as he left court, the police superintendent who on live TV today at Monash the actor asking how could he allegedly orchestrate something like this? How could he use a noose at revealing concern for the true victims of racism and homophobia and tonight right here, the evidence the alleged check paid to those two brothers President Trump's longtime adviser Roger stone hauled before the judge today to explain why he posted an image of that judge with what appeared to be the costs hairs of a gun next to her head the bombshell development late today in North Carolina. The congressional rates were they filling out ballots were they tampered the Republican who appeared to win by less than one percent. What his own son said leaving him in tears the candidate suddenly calling for a new election himself alleged terror plot here in the US. Federal authorities calling a Coast Guard Lieutenant a domestic terrorist tonight his alleged plan. Syracuse basketball coach Jim boeheim hitting a man on the highway killing him behind issuing a statement tonight saying he's heartbroken the scare on a passenger jet a blown tire, and then the emergency landing Nike under fire tonight for that scare on the court and celebrating the famous musician who had everyone singing, I'm a believer. This is ABC news tonight with David Muir, good evening. And it's great to have you with us here at a very busy Thursday night. And we begin tonight with the stunning fall today for the actor who told police he was the victim of a racial and homophobic attack tonight. He's charged with a felony in Chicago police superintendent who went on national TV with his own words for jussie smollet, the actor who claimed he was the victim is tonight, formerly charged police say he orchestrated the whole thing charged with a felony for filing a false. Police report free unbanned. This hour. He was seen late today leaving the courthouse surrounded by cameras and right here tonight, the new evidence now presented and that police superintendent who did not hide his anger ABC's either pilgrim leading us off. Late today. Jussie smollet facing a crush of cameras as he left to Chicago courthouse holding onto a security guard before slipping into a waiting car his family joining him in court today to show their support your brother's story s Millette faced a judge for the first time accused of filing a false police report Chicago's police superintendent with blistering words for the actor Jesse Smolin took advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career. I'm left hanging. My head and asking why why would anyone especially an African American man. Use the symbolism of a noose to make false accusations. I'm offended by what's happened. And I'm also angry for weeks smollet insisted he was the victim who make something like this up or add something to it or or whatever it may be. Do such a disservice. When you lie about things like this. But police say that's exactly what he did smell attempted to gain attention by sending a false letter that relied on ratio, homophobic, and political language when that didn't work. Millette pay thirty five hundred dollars to stays this attack and drag Chicago's reputation through the mud and the process and why the stunt was orchestrated by Sma let because he was dissatisfied with his salary at the center of the case those two brothers. I seen in that grainy surveillance video prosecutors today laying out in excruciating detail, how let I enlisted one brother he knew from in pyre defendants small at texted able stating might.

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