The release of Ginni Thomas' text messages to Mark Meadows -- pushing for an overthrow of the 2020 election -- has put the integrity of the Supreme Court in jeopardy.
March 28, 2022

On ABC's This Week, Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Ginni Thomas' text messages supporting the coup perpetrated by Trump against the US government, has put the Supreme Court's integrity in jeopardy.

Jonathan Karl posted several of the text messages on screen.

Karl said, "One, on November 6th, she said, “Do not concede. It takes time for the army who is gathering for his back.”And then on November 19th, “Sounds like Sidney” -- meaning Sidney Powell -- “and her team are getting inundated with evidence of fraud. Make a plan. Release the Kraken and save us from the left taking America down.”

"I mean, my goodness," The ABC host said.

Senator Klobuchar replied, "Jonathan, the facts are clear here. This is unbelievable."

She continued, "You have the wife of a sitting Supreme Court justice advocating for an insurrection, advocating for overturning a legal election to the sitting President's Chief of Staff and she also knows this election, these cases, are going to come before her husband. This is a textbook case for removing him, recusing him from these decisions."

Since these revelations, Sen. Klobuchar and many legal minds are pushing for ethics rules to be established for Supreme Court Justices. At present, they are exempt from all rules guiding federal and local codes of conduct for judges.

The Senator said that Justice Thomas has recused himself before in a case from 1995.

Klobuchar continued, "The entire integrity of the court is on the line here. And they had better speak out on this because you cannot have a justice hearing cases related to this election and, in fact, the ethics rules that apply to all the other federal judges say that if it involves a family member, the appearance of impartiality, they have to recuse themselves.

"So not only should he recuse himself, but this Supreme Court badly needs ethics rules. Chris Murphy’s leading a bill I've long been on -- supportive of, that says basically get your act together. Get ethics rules in place. And I would hope Justice Roberts, who I respect, will stand up and get those ethics rules in place. They’ve got to do that. They should do it themselves."

Amen to that.

Justice Thomas should be forced to recuse himself from all cases pertaining to the insurrection on January 6th and the 2020 Election, and he should be called to testify to the Select Committee as should his wife, Ginni.

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