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Chief Justice John Roberts declines to meet with Democratic lawmakers about ethics flap and Alito’s flags

Posted on AllSides May 30th, 2024
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Chief Justice John Roberts on Thursday rejected a meeting request from Democratic lawmakers who wanted to discuss two provocative flags hoisted at Justice Samuel Alito’s properties.

“Separation of powers concerns and the importance of preserving judicial independence counsel against such appearances,” Roberts wrote in a letter released by the Supreme Court.

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