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Chicago, Illinois / Smollett Hate Crime / ABC Interview #1134958

CNN Evening News for Monday, Feb 18, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Studio: Randi Kaye) The Chicago police view now that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett orchestrated the hate crime attack on himself examined; details given about the arrest of two Nigerian brothers in the surveillance video. [Feb. 14, with ABC's Robin Roberts, SMOLLETT - describes the act by two people; states the men in the surveillance video are them; says how it feels like the doubters.....& who would make this up.] The statement to WBBM from the Nigerian brothers American citizens, Olabinjo & Abimbola Osundairo†, & a statement from police about the shift in the case quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Randi Kaye) The "Good Morning America" interview with Smollett that has caused Democratic presidential candidates to back away now as with what Senator Kamala Harris saying about the investigation discussed.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi;
Randi, Anderson Cooper,
Duration:
00:05:30

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