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Ginni Thomas Pressured Wisconsin GOP Lawmakers to Overturn Biden’s Election Win

HeadlineSep 02, 2022

Newly revealed public records show the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas pressured Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin to overturn Joe Biden’s 2020 victory. Emails show that two days after media outlets called the election for Biden, Ginni Thomas messaged a Wisconsin state representative and the chair of the Wisconsin Senate elections committee, asking them to “take action to ensure that a clean slate of Electors is chosen for our state.” The Washington Post previously reported Ginni Thomas emailed 29 Arizona lawmakers, asking them to choose an alternative slate of pro-Trump presidential electors. The revelations have prompted calls for Justice Clarence Thomas to step down — or face impeachment. But so far, he has refused to recuse himself from cases related to the 2020 election and the January 6 insurrection — even though his wife took part in the January 6 so-called Stop the Steal rally in Washington, D.C.

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