Speaker Pelosi Says Justice Thomas ‘Should Never Have Been Appointed’
“I don’t think he should’ve ever been appointed,” Pelosi said, referring to Thomas’ controversial 1991 nomination hearings in which he was accused of sexual harassment by Anita Hill.
Some House Democrats have publically called for Thomas to step down after texts between his wife, Ginni Thomas, and former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows were uncovered in the House select committee looking into the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol’s investigation. In the texts that were exchanged in the days and weeks following the 2020 election, she appeared to encourage Meadows to do what he could to overturn the election results.
“Help This Great President stand firm, Mark!!!” Ginni Thomas wrote. “You are the leader, with him, who is standing for America’s constitutional governance at the precipice. The majority knows Biden and the Left are attempting the greatest Heist of our History.”
The texts were released a week after she gave an interview confirming her attendance at the rally preceding the Capitol attack where she said that she was a separate person from her husband, and her actions were not reflective of him or his job.
Pelosi called on the Supreme Court to at least have a code of ethics.
“The justice of the Supreme Court has to at least have a code of ethics, A, and B, why should they have lower standards than members of Congress in terms of reporting and the rest?” Pelosi said at a press conference on Thursday.
“If your wife is an admitted and proud contributor to a coup of our country, maybe you should weigh that in your ethical standards,” she added.