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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...