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INVESTIGATORS. HIS ATTORNEY IS FIRING BACK,

HIS ATTORNEY IS FIRING BACK, SAYING HES BEEN WRONGFULLY

SAYING HES BEEN WRONGFULLY ACCUSED AGAIN.

ACCUSED AGAIN. >> CHICAGO SPECIAL PROSECUTOR

>> CHICAGO SPECIAL PROSECUTOR SAYS JUSSIE SMOLLETT WAS LYING

SAYS JUSSIE SMOLLETT WAS LYING TO OFFICERS ALL ALONG, WHEN HE

TO OFFICERS ALL ALONG, WHEN HE TOLD THEM HE WAS THE VICTIM OF A

TOLD THEM HE WAS THE VICTIM OF A RACIAL AND HOPEMOPHOBIC ATTACK.

RACIAL AND HOPEMOPHOBIC ATTACK. THIS MORNING, SMOLLETT IS FACING

THIS MORNING, SMOLLETT IS FACING SIX NEW CHARGES OF DISORDERLY

SIX NEW CHARGES OF DISORDERLY CONDUCT FOR LYING TO POLICE.

CONDUCT FOR LYING TO POLICE. THE MOVE, A STUNNING REVERSAL,

THE MOVE, A STUNNING REVERSAL, AFTER PROSECUTORS DROPPED ALL 16

AFTER PROSECUTORS DROPPED ALL 16 CHARGES THE ACTOR ORIGINALLY

CHARGES THE ACTOR ORIGINALLY FACED IN MARCH.

FACED IN MARCH. IN THE NEW INDICTMENT, THE

IN THE NEW INDICTMENT, THE OFFICER SAYS, SMOLLETT MADE

OFFICER SAYS, SMOLLETT MADE FALSE STATEMENTS TO POLICE,

FALSE STATEMENTS TO POLICE, REPORTING THE HATE CRIME HE KNEW

REPORTING THE HATE CRIME HE KNEW HAD NOT OCCURRED.

HAD NOT OCCURRED. >> IVE BEEN CONSISTENT SINCE

>> IVE BEEN CONSISTENT SINCE DAY ONE.

DAY ONE. >> Reporter: SMOLLETTS ATTORNEY

>> Reporter: SMOLLETTS ATTORNEY RELEASING THIS STATEMENT.

RELEASING THIS STATEMENT. THIS INDICTMENT RAISES QUESTIONS

THIS INDICTMENT RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT THE INTEGRITY OF THE

ABOUT THE INTEGRITY OF THE INVESTIGATION, THE ATTEMPT TO

INVESTIGATION, THE ATTEMPT TO REPROSECUTE MR. SMOLLETT ONE

REPROSECUTE MR. SMOLLETT ONE YEAR LATER IS CLEARLY ALL ABOUT

YEAR LATER IS CLEARLY ALL ABOUT POLITICS, NOT JUSTICE.

POLITICS, NOT JUSTICE. THE SCENE, NOW SET FOR THE ACTOR

THE SCENE, NOW SET FOR THE ACTOR TO BE BACK IN COURT IN LESS THAN

TO BE BACK IN COURT IN LESS THAN TWO WEEKS.

TWO WEEKS. >> I THINK THE CITY IS STILL

>> I THINK THE CITY IS STILL OWED AN APOLOGY.

OWED AN APOLOGY. >> Reporter: SMOLLETT SAID TWO

>> Reporter: SMOLLETT SAID TWO MEN ATTACKED HIM ON A STREET

MEN ATTACKED HIM ON A STREET CORNER.

CORNER. BUT POLICE SAY THESE TWO

BUT POLICE SAY THESE TWO BROTHERS WERE PAID BY SMOLLETT

BROTHERS WERE PAID BY SMOLLETT TO CARRY OUT THE HOAX.

TO CARRY OUT THE HOAX. IT WAS THE PROSECUTORS OFFICE,

IT WAS THE PROSECUTORS OFFICE, RUN BY KIM FOX, THAT STUNNED THE

RUN BY KIM FOX, THAT STUNNED THE NATION, WHEN IT DROPPED THE 16

NATION, WHEN IT DROPPED THE 16 CHARGES AGAINST SMOLLETT, AFTER

CHARGES AGAINST SMOLLETT, AFTER HE AGREED TO FORFEIT HIS $10,000

HE AGREED TO FORFEIT HIS $10,000 BOND AND NEVER ADMIT GUILT.

BOND AND NEVER ADMIT GUILT. FOX RESPONDING TO THE NEW

FOX RESPONDING TO THE NEW CHARGES, SAYING WHAT IS

CHARGES, SAYING WHAT IS QUESTIONABLE HERE IS THE JAMES

QUESTIONABLE HERE IS THE JAMES COMEY-LIKE TIMING OF THAT

COMEY-LIKE TIMING OF THAT CHARGING DECISION, JUST 35 DAYS

CHARGING DECISION, JUST 35 DAYS BEFORE AN ELECTION.

BEFORE AN ELECTION. THIS MORNING, A PLOT TWIST RIGHT

THIS MORNING, A PLOT TWIST RIGHT OUT OF HOLLYWOOD.

OUT OF HOLLYWOOD. JUSSIE SMOLLETT, FIRST A VICTIM,

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