After months of pressure from legislators and doctor, Ginni Thomas, wife of a Supreme Court judge Clarence Thomas, Finally agreed to speak with the investigating House Select Committee on January 6, according to her attorney. “As she has said from the outset, Ms. Thomas is eager to answer the committee’s questions to clear up any misconceptions about her work in relation to the 2020 election,” the attorney for the company said in a statement. Thomas said Mark Paoletta in one statement to CNN. “She’s looking forward to that opportunity.” News about the interview, which maybe a closed session, which was revealed shortly after the committee announced what it would hold may be its last hearing next week.
The push for Thomas to appear before the committee began to gain traction in March, when message obtained by washington articles and CBS News revealed that she has repeatedly urged Mark Meadows, former White House chief of staff, to pursue a plot to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. The emails were later obtained by washington articles also shows Thomas putting pressure on more than two dozen state legislators in Arizona and at least two lawmakers in Wisconsin refuse Joe Bidenwins in swing states.
If she completes the interview, Thomas will be one of the most popular figures in Trumpworld’s wide-ranging election plans to appear before the committee. Thomas’s communications with a lawyer John Eastman, a former secretary for Clarence Thomas who helped orchestrate the failed attempt to get Mike Pence reject the 2020 election results in the National Assembly, of special interest to the committee. Eastman also discussed how the Trump campaign presented their election fraud allegations to the Supreme Court and alleged privately that he knew of a “fierce battle” between the judges. about whether or not to hear such arguments, New York Times report.
Earlier this month, Representative Jamie Raskin, a member of the committee on January 6, told CBS News’ Facing the nation that Thomas had “appropriate testimony to give” and urged her to “give and give testimony.” Thomas, for her part, said in June that she is “looking forward to speaking to” the committee. At the same time, she joined other conservatives in encouraging the committee, sign a letter in December to the minority leader Kevin McCarthy called for the expulsion of representatives Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger from the GOP conference for seeking to “undermine the privacy and due process of their Republican members” by participating in the Jan. 6 investigation.
Thomas also revealed in an interview in March that she has attend 6 rally Trump organized in Ellipse, in which the former president told his supporters to “fight like hell,” just before a crowd of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building. Home Speakers Nancy Pelosi yes describe Thomas as a “proud contributor to a coup.”