It Is Time For The DOJ To Investigate Clarence Thomas
Justice Clarence Thomas's financial report was the definition of shady, so it is time for an investigation.
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Clarence Thomas Files Financial Report
Justice Clarence Thomas's claim that he flies on a wealthy Republican donor's private jet for security reasons doesn't explain his decades of taking gifts from wealthy Republicans.
In his required annual financial report, Thomas said he opted to fly on the private plane of his friend and benefactor, Harlan Crow, for one of the trips on the advice of his security detail. The justices faced heightened security risks, Thomas noted, after the May, 2022 leak of the court’s majority opinion to eliminate the nationwide right to abortion and overturn Roe v. Wade.
Thomas also acknowledged prior mistakes and omissions in past reports, involving bank accounts, a life insurance policy and the name of his wife’s real estate company.
This is all that Thomas listed on page two of his financial report:
Blaming the public outrage over the fact that the Supreme Court majority legislated from the bench and took fundamental rights away from the majority of the population is a nice trick that will play well on conservative media, but it isn't an explanation for why he has been taking gifts from people some of whom had business before the Supreme Court.
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