A source close to the House panel said Wednesday that the House January 6 committee has reached an agreement with Ginny Thomas to be interviewed in the coming weeks.
Emails, records and reporting indicate that Thomas, a conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, was involved in some aspects of a plan involving “fake voters” after the 2020 election, and Trump’s lawyer John Eastman. were also in contact with. His strategy to reverse the election results
CNN previously reported The planned meeting with Thomas, which comes several weeks later, and a letter asking him to speak with the panel.
6 January Committee sent letter to Supreme Court Justice’s wife Ginni Thomas
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Thomas first came under scrutiny for messages sent to Mark Meadows, in which former President Donald Trump’s then chief of staff asked him to encourage him not to accept the election to Joe Biden.
Thomas’ lawyer, Mark R. Paoletta, in June defended the messages to Meadows as text-only “with a friend” and argued that the emails between Thomas and Eastman did not justify the House panel’s interview request.
Thomas, Paoletta said at the time, “expressed concern about the future of our country under President Biden. But none of it was immoral, much less illegal, and none of it suggests that Mrs. Thomas had little role, or even any knowledge of the attack, in the January 6 attack on the Capitol.
January 6 The committee announced on Wednesday that it would hold its next and possibly final public hearing next week. The panel did not specify the focus of the hearing or whether there would be any live testimony from witnesses.
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