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Ginni Thomas went to the January 6 rally. Should Clarence Thomas challenge?


Ginni Thomas went to the January 6 rally. Should Clarence Thomas challenge?

Ginni Thomas’ husband, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, has weighed in on several cases carried over from the 2020 election.

  • Ginni Thomas questioned whether the 2020 election was fraudulent, but said she had no part in the riot.
  • The situation drew attention to the rules regarding recusals from the Supreme Court or when judges sit a case.
  • Republicans are expected to pressure Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on whether she will recuse herself in a case involving Harvard.

WASHINGTON — The revelation that Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, attended President Donald Trump’s rally before last year’s attack on the U.S. Capitol has opened the couple up again to scrutiny and raised questions about when high court members should recuse themselves.

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