The president of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police is "baffled" after Tuesday's announcement that all charges were dropped against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, and is asking federal authorities to look into the situation.
"We are interested in having the federal authorities look at what has happened because we've been baffled by what has happened, ”Kevin Graham told“ America's Newsroom. ”
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Chic ago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and the Chicago Police Department were stunned and outraged by the dramatic change of course.
Graham believes there will be accountability and the federal government brings charges against Smollett.
“John Lynch, who is the US attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, is known to be the law and order attorney. I actually believe he will look into this, ”Graham customs co-host Sandra Smith.
KAMALA HARRIS 'COMPLETELY CONFUSED' ABOUT JUSSIE SMOLLETT CHARGES BEING DROPPED .Smollett claimed that there was a letter, a threatening letter sent to him. And so that is under the jurisdiction of the federal government. And so excelent charges could be brought by federal authorities in this matter and we are hoping that happens. ”
Graham added,“ We also think that it is unprecedented to seal the case so that nobody can find out what happened. We're probably shocked by it. ”
Fox News' Jessica Sager contributed to this report.