Supreme Court Judge Clarence Thomas sits with his wife and conservative activist Virginia Thomas while waiting for a lecture at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC on October 21, 2021.
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On January 6, 2021, the chairman of the House Elections Committee investigating the parliamentary riots said the panel reversed Virginia “Genie” Thomas, the wife of Judge Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court. He said he would invite him to testify about his involvement in the effort. Donald Trump’s Defeat of the presidential election.
Disclosure of plans to invite Ginny Thomas took place the day after reports that the Commission received an email between her and John Eastman, a lawyer who advised Trump in the 2020 elections. I did.
Eastman was a key supporter of plans to pressure Vice President Mike Pence to block Trump and others from being certified by the then presidential parliament. Joe Biden’s Election victory.
Ginny Thomas told Daily Caller, who was willing to testify.
“I can’t wait to get rid of the misunderstanding. I’m looking forward to talking to them,” Thomas told Daily Caller.
Her comments were made when January 6th was holding a third hearing. The hearing focused on the details of Trump’s pressure on Pence, who refused to follow her plans.
“At some point, I think it’s time to invite her. [Ginni Thomas] To talk to the committee. “
Mr. Thompson said the planned invitation was based on “the information we met.”
He later said an invitation to Thomas would be issued within a few weeks.
However, Mr. Thompson told reporters after the hearing, “I sent a letter to Mrs. Thomas asking him to come and talk to the committee.”
“I’m looking forward to her coming,” he added.
Liz Cheney, Wyoming’s aide, one of only two Republicans on the January 6 committee, said that it was time for Cheney to be interviewed by the panel as well. He said he agreed.
Chainy was reportedly obsessed with calling Genie Thomas to testify.
Washington postCiting those involved in the panel’s investigation, he said Thomas’ involvement in bidding to reverse Trump’s loss was broader than previously known.
New York Times On December 24, 2020, Eastman told another Trump-supporting lawyer and Trump campaign officials about whether the court should consider a case involving Trump’s bid to overturn the election results. In some important states reported separately that they said they knew a “fierce battle” among them.
Eastman was previously the Supreme Court Secretary of Judge Thomas.
A Supreme Court spokesman did not immediately respond to CNBC’s request for comment.
— — Kevin Breuninger of CNBC contributed to this article.