Trump thanks Jussie Smollett for exposing ‘Fake News Media’

WASHINGTON – President Trump in a tweet yesterday thanked actor Jussie Smollett, known for his role in the Fox drama series Empire, for ‘exposing the FAKE NEWS MEDIA and their BIAS’.

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On January 29, Smollett alleged that he was attacked in Chicago in what was initially investigated as a hate crime.  Unnamed police sources later alleged Smollett orchestrated the attack.  Smollett was charged yesterday with a class 4 felony for falsifying a police report.

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