Ginni Thomas a Threat to the Supreme Court
In December, Chief Justice John Roberts released his year-end report on the federal judiciary. According to a recent Gallup poll, the Supreme Court has its lowest public-approval rating in history—in part because it is viewed as being overly politicized. President Joe Biden recently established a bipartisan commission to consider reforms to the Court, and members of Congress have introduced legislation that would require Justices to adhere to the same types of ethics standards as other judges. Roberts’s report, however, defiantly warned everyone to back off. “The Judiciary’s power to manage its internal affairs insulates courts from inappropriate political influence,” he wrote. His statement followed a series of defensive speeches from members of the Court’s conservative wing, which now holds a super-majority of 6–3. Last fall, Justice Clarence Thomas, in an address at Notre Dame, accused the media of spreading the false notion that the Justices are merely politicians in robes. Such criticism, he said, “makes it sound as though you are just always going right to your personal preference,” adding, “They think you become like a politician!”
The bombshell report on text messages Ginni Thomas sent Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows show her not just trying to overturn the 2020 election, but also pushing QAnon conspiracy theories.
On Thursday, following the bombshell report that the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol insurrection has obtained private communications between former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and far-right activist Ginni Thomas, former Ted Cruz staffer Amanda Carpenter said that Thomas’ wife, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, has some explaining to do about his recent decisions.
Ginni Thomas urged Trump’s chief of staff to overturn election results
In texts to Mark Meadows, the wife of supreme court justice Clarence Thomas pushed Trump’s ‘big lie’