CHICAGO (CBS) — The great uncle of Laquan McDonald is defending his decision to throw political support to former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
The Chicago pastor says he has forgiven the former mayor.READ MORE: Major League Baseball Lockout Officially In Progress
“I felt like I had a moral responsibility to forgive him,” said Pastor Marvin Hunter. “Now I just don’t feel that way. They don’t feel that way I believe because number one, most people don’t want justice. They’re not looking for justice, most people are looking for revenge.”READ MORE: COVID Test Confusion After Suburban Family Believes They Got False Result from University Of Illinois SHIELD Program
Pastor Hunter recently wrote a letter to leaders in Washington supporting Emanuel’s appointment as the ambassador to Japan.MORE NEWS: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And Motion
Emanuel was accused of a cover-up following the police killing of Laquan McDonald in 2014.