Calls Grow For An Investigation Into Clarence Thomas
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) is calling for Justice Clarence Thomas to be investigated.
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The consensus among non-Republicans is that there is something rotten in the Supreme Court majority. The problems range from leaks to conservative donors buying access to justices on the majority.
However, Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife Ginni represent a whole other category of issues.
Sen. Whitehouse said on MSNBC’s Deadline: White House on Tuesday:
This is a double-decker problem. The first problem is his excuse for not recusing himself in the original case was that he had absolutely no idea what his wife was up to in the insurrection plot. Believe that or not, it is a factual question. Factual questions lend themselves to inquiry. There should have been inquiry into that. If Chief justice Roberts can launch an investigation into who leaked the Alito/Dobbs draft, he can launch an investigation into what Justice Thomas knew an…
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