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March 27, 2022, 2:56 PM

Ginni Thomas Texts Show Court Needs Ethics Rules, Klobuchar Says

Alan Levin
Alan Levin
Bloomberg News

Senator Amy Klobuchar called for the Supreme Court to adopt the same ethics standards as lower courts after revelations that a conservative justice’s wife was active in attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

The Minnesota Democrat, a member of the Judiciary Committee, said it was “unbelievable” that Justice Clarence Thomas hadn’t recused himself from a Supreme Court decision this year on whether former President Donald Trump should turn over papers to a congressional panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol.

“This is a textbook case for removing him, recusing him from those decisions,” Klobuchar, a ...

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