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Clarence Thomas Faces Backlash Over Jan. 6 Case Comments: 'What a Disgrace'

Posted on AllSides April 16th, 2024
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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas faced criticism on Tuesday over comments he made during a case focused on the January 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol.

"In oral argument today, Justice Thomas is minimizing the severity of the 1/6 insurrection at the Capitol. Perhaps that's because his wife was part of the conspiracy. What a disgrace that he's sitting on this case," lawyer and former CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin wrote on X, formerly Twitter.

Thomas made comments on Tuesday as the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case relating...

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