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Chicago Mayor-Elect Lori Lightfoot Says Smollett Hoax Isn’t Important to Her

After Jussie Smollett’s hate hoax attempt stained the entire city of Chicago after the B-list actor attempted to smear its residents, and supporters of President Donald J. Trump, as a group of roving racists, the new Chicago mayor says she does not consider the matter important.

Even after the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police gave Obama-connected prosecutor Kim Foxx a vote of no confidence, pursued civil charges against Smollett, and current mayor Rahm Emmanuel slammed Smollett for his hoax, the incoming Chicago mayor told local media that the hoax “doesn’t rank as a matter of any importance” to her administration.

Smollett infamously told police and the media he was attacked by a gang of Trump supporters at 2 a.m., had bleach thrown over his body, and […]

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