Jesse Jackson’s Group Defiant On Jussie: ‘There Was No Court-Ordered Community Service Here’

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Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition issued a defiant statement late Tuesday night, after the Cook County court dropped hate-hoax charges against actor Jussie Smollett in return for his 16 hours of community service with the Coalition. Smollett faked a hate crime against himself, falsely accusing President Trump supporters of attacking him on the subway and putting a noose around his neck.

The Rainbow PUSH Coalition is making it clear now that Smollett’s service with the group was not “court-ordered.” This statement further illustrates Democrat defiance, rather than conciliation, in the Smollett hoax, as we learn that Michelle Obama’s former chief of staff Tina Tchen intervened with Cook County state’s attorney Kim Foxx to keep Jussie out of jail. George Soros’ money largely landed Foxx in office in 2016.

Here is the Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s statement from Don Terry:

“The Rainbow PUSH Coalition is an international human rights/civil rights organization that is committed to advancing the human rights of all people.  When we first heard of Jussie Smollett’s crisis, we reached out to him and “Empire” to see if we could be helpful. Jussie met with us and has given of himself to our organization and the movement for social justice.

We have members and supporters across the country and around the world.  Many of our members and supporters give of themselves and their time to help achieve the goals of the organization.  Jussie is a member of our organization.  He, like many other members, has given of his time and talent and continues to do so.  During this period of disruption to his life and livelihood, Jussie has spent time here helping to advance this important work. There was no court-ordered community service here.

Media questions about the rationale for dismissing the charges against Jussie are best directed to his counsel and the Office of the State’s Attorney.  The prosecutors’ decision to dismiss the charges are the prosecutors alone, and Jussie should not be the one to defend the decision.  He has maintained his innocence from the very beginning.

At a time when our city is wrestling with excessive violence and unsolved homicides our resources and energies should be focused there. Any further questions about Jussie Smollett’s case should be directed to his lawyer.

We will continue to reach out to the challenges in our community. We will not stop until there is peace and justice for all.”

Rainbow PUSH Coalition statement ends

Kim Foxx, the Cook County state’s attorney who had a text interaction with Michelle Obama’s former chief of staff Tina Tchen in the Jussie Smollett case, admitted that Democrat senator Kamala Harris provides mentoring to Foxx in her efforts in Cook County, Illinois. Smollett’s charges were dropped in Chicago in return for his community service with Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition.

“I’m so excited that Kamala Harris has decided to run for president. I would not be where I am today without her guidance during my first run for political office, and she has continued to mentor me as I work to reform the criminal justice system in Cook County,” Foxx tweeted on January 21.

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