Special prosecutor remains after concerns of possible conflict of interest

Chicago judge rules to keep Dan Webb as the special prosecutor investigating the decision by Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx to drop charges against actor Jussie Smollett.
1:22 | 10/05/19

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I'm Leah hope in Chicago this special prosecutor looking into how the Jesse's Malek case was handled. Will remain last month Dan Webb was assigned to investigate. How to Cook County State's attorney Jim fox handle this mall I case. Today Webb made a public declaration to a Cook County judge that he made a 1000 dollar contribution of Fox's. 2016. Campaign and he and his firm posted up fund raiser for fox. Webb told a judge he did not brook hall any contact with fox. According to web it was only after an attorney for fox called web last week that wed became aware of the contribution. Also in court. Sheila O'Brien the retired judge who asks for its small case to get a thorough look through half offered opinions saying this public integrity case. Perception is important but she stopped short of recommending the judge find another special prosecutor. In the end the judge acknowledged that political contributions are common from attorneys and Webb will continue as a special prosecutor. As for Jesse small act he doesn't face any charges in Cook County however the city of Chicago is suing him to try and recoup expenses after that alleged attack. In January. Who I'm Leah hope in Chicago we or watching ABC news lives.

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