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Ginni Thomas meets in person with House Jan. 6 committee
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Ginni Thomas meets in person with House Jan. 6 committee

Conservative activist Ginni Thomas arrives at Capitol, where she is to be interviewed by House select Jan. 6 committee, Sept. 29, 2022. Screen grab from pool video Washington — The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is meeting in person Thursday with conservative activist Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Thomas was spotted by reporters arriving at a House office where the panel's investigators have been gathering throughout their probe and told those assembled, "Thank you for being here." NEW: Ginni Thomas walked into her interview with the January 6 Cmte she did not respond to questions when asked why...
Ginni Thomas corresponded with John Eastman, sources say newly discovered emails show
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Ginni Thomas corresponded with John Eastman, sources say newly discovered emails show

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has new emails that show that Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, corresponded with Trump-allied lawyer John Eastman, two sources said Wednesday.The committee is mulling what to do about the emails, two people familiar with the documents told CBS News.The news was first reported by The Washington Post.  The House Jan. 6 committee is expected in Thursday's hearing to explore Eastman's role to pressure Vice President Mike Pence to unilaterally reject electors and replace them with alternate ones. The theory floated by Eastman and others was that Republicans in seven states would submit alternate slates of electors on Jan. 6, 2021, when Congress met to ce...