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Alito says he had ‘no involvement’ in upside-down flag flying at home

Posted on AllSides May 17th, 2024
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Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito said he had “no involvement” in the upside-down American flag flying at his home in Alexandria, Va., following the 2020 election, a symbol associated with the “Stop the Steal” efforts premised on false claims of ballot fraud.

The upside-down flag was flown at this house on Jan. 17, 2021, The New York Times reported Thursday along with photos from that time. Alito blamed the flag on his wife, Martha-Ann Alito.

“I had no involvement whatsoever in the flying of the flag,” the justice told the paper when asked about...

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