Sen. durbin: supreme court’s latest term has upended our constitutional landscape

“The scale of the potential ethics violations by Justice Thomas, and the willful pattern of disregard for ethics laws, exceeds the conduct of other government officials investigated by the Department of Justice for similar violations,” they told Garland. “The breadth of the omissions uncovered to date, and the serious possibility of additional tax fraud and false statement violation by Justice Thomas and his associates, warrant the appointment of a Special Counsel to investigate this misconduct.”

Democrats’ plea to the Justice Department comes just weeks after a Senate Judiciary Committee investigation uncovered three previously undisclosed tripstaken by Thomas on Crow’s private jet between 2017 and 2021. The justice, who had just recently amended his 2019 financial disclosure documents to reflect unreported gifts, had not included the trio of private jet trips in his revisions.


SenatorDurbin - July 9, 2024



Jul 9, 2024 - Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) joins All In with Chris Hayes to after he and Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland requesting the appointment of a Special Counsel to investigate potential violations of ethics, false statement, and tax laws by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and the benefactors who have supplied him with undisclosed gifts.

Whitehouse and Wyden write in their letter that the full pattern of Justice Thomas’s omissions of outside income and luxury gifts from his legally required financial disclosures warrant criminal investigation by the Department of Justice.


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