The left is now demanding Clarence Thomas recuse himself over Jan Trump ruling but here’s why that’s FRAUDULENT

The left is now demanding that Clarence Thomas recuse himself over his wife’s text messages to Mark Meadows regarding the 2020 election.

First of all her text messages have nothing to do with Thomas himself. But as we saw in Ilhan Omar’s tweet calling for Thomas to be impeached, the left is making a bad argument about a vote from Thomas earlier this year regarding Trump’s petition to use executive privilege to block the release of his official White House records.

Here’s the tweet Omar retweeted this morning:

And here’s more on the calls for Thomas to recuse himself and why…

THE HILL – Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) on Friday said Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas should recuse himself from any cases involving the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol and, if former President Trump runs again, cases related to the 2024 election.

Wyden said Clarence Thomas’s “conduct on the Supreme Court looks increasingly corrupt” in the wake of the new reporting.

“At the bare minimum, Justice Thomas needs to recuse himself from any case related to the January 6th investigation, and should Donald Trump run again, any case related to the 2024 election,” Wyden added.

The new reports have also revived scrutiny over a January court ruling in which the Supreme Court blocked Trump’s bid to block administration records from being handed to the Jan. 6 House committee. The decision was 8-1 with Thomas as the lone dissent. It’s unclear if Ginni Thomas’s messages would have been in the White House records being disputed in court.

Wyden said judges should recuse themselves from participating in a case if there is “even the appearance of a conflict of interest” and that “a person with an ounce of commonsense could see that bar is met here.”

“Justice Thomas participated in cases related to Donald Trump’s efforts to rig and then overturn the 2020 election, while his wife was pushing to do the same. He was the lone dissent in a case that could have denied the January 6th Committee records pertaining to the same plot his wife supported,” he said.

They are claiming that Justice Thomas was the only justice that would have blocked the release of Trump’s 1/6 documents and they are suggesting it’s because of his wife’s text messages. But that doesn’t even make much sense because Meadows released his text messages to Pelosi’s hack committee back in early December, just a few days after Trump had submitted his request for an injunction. Thomas would have likely known that thus it would have been moot for him to vote to protect his wife after her text messages were already in the hands of the committee.



But even more so they are getting the January decision by Thomas wrong. In short, the vote by Thomas wasn’t to block Trump’s records from being released, but rather he would have granted a temporary injunction preventing the release of the records while the court considered the matter. Who knows how Thomas would have voted in the end but as Arthur Boreman pointed out on Twitter, his vote was regarding an injunction, not the final release of Trump’s documents:

So there you have it, more dishonesty from the left. Thomas knows all of this and I doubt he will ever consider recusing himself. But that won’t stop more and more of those on the left to demand it.

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