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Response to wellst0nev0ter (Reply #20)

Thu Dec 3, 2020, 04:20 PM

21. This claim that Emmanuel "covered up a murder" is, at best, disingenuous...........

Looking at the facts of this horrible incident and the facts surrounding it:

The shooting took place on October 14, 2014.
The investigation began almost immediately after the shooting.
The election took place on February 24, 2015 - just 133 days after the shooting.
On April 13, 2015 the US Attorney's office confirmed that it was conducting a FEDERAL investigation.

There was no cover up - murder cases move slowly and if evidence is capriciously released before an investigation is completed it could affect any subsequent legal actions, like Grand Jury proceedings, indictment, or trial.

Barely a year after the shooting (roughly the normal amount of time in such cases) the officer was charged with first-degree murder, and on December 16, 2015 he was indicted by a grand jury on six counts of first-degree murder and additional charges.

The officer involved, Jason Van Dyke, was tried and convicted of second-degree murder and is in prison.

Three officers were also charged with conspiracy, misconduct, and obstruction of justice connected with a "coverup" and were acquitted.

There is absolutely no evidence whatsoever that Rahm Emmanuel was involved in a "cover up".

I'm not crazy about Emmanuel and don't know what kind of job he'd do, if anything, in a Biden administration, but to falsely accuse him of a crime is simply wrong.

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