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DCFS Director Faces 9th Contempt Charge

Clip: 05/05/2022 | 8m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is under scrutiny, for a host of reasons: since December at least five children who've been in contact with the agency have died. House Republicans are calling for an audit, and the agency's own director Marc Smith has been held in contempt of court nine times.

Aired: 05/05/22

Rating: NR

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