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Ginni Thomas, a conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, said she was looking forward to the opportunity to “dispel misconceptions” after news broke that the House Select Committee of 6 January seeks his testimony.
“I look forward to dispelling the misconceptions. I look forward to talking to them,” Thomas told The Daily Caller of his request to testify.
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Thomas did not say what misconceptions the committee holds.
Committee chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., told reporters Thursday, “We sent Ms. Thomas a letter requesting [her] come and talk to the committee.
The committee wants to speak to Thomas because they discovered “information referring to Ginni Thomas” in emails between her and Trump’s attorney, John Eastman, Thompson told Axios.
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Eastman, the committee said, played a key role in the former president’s effort to overturn the 2020 election results.
Thomas told the Washington Free Beacon in March that she attended Trump’s Jan. 6 rally that took place before the attack on the Capitol, but left early, before the then-president came up. on stage, because she had been cold.
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The committee’s initial goal in interviewing Thomas is to determine his role, if any, in Trump’s efforts to void the 2020 election, Politico reported. The emails between Thomas and Eastman are still in the “discovery phase,” Thompson said, but may come up “at some point” during the Jan. 6 hearings.
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