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Ginni Thomas, a conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, said she hopes to have a chance to “clear up misconceptions” following news that the Jan. 6 House Select Committee is seeking her testimony.
“I can’t wait to clear up any misconceptions. I look forward to speaking with them,” Thomas told the Daily Caller of the request that she testify.
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Thomas did not say what misconceptions the committee has.
Committee chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., told reporters Thursday, “We have sent Ms. Thomas a letter asking her to [her] come and talk to the committee.
The committee wants to talk to Thomas because they discovered “some information referring to Ginni Thomas” in emails between her and Trump’s attorney, John Eastman, Thompson told Axios.
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Eastman, the committee said, played a key role in the former president’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
Thomas told The Washington Free Beacon in March that he attended Trump’s January 6 rally that took place before the attack on Capitol Hill, but left early, before the then-president took the stage, because he was cold.
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The committee’s initial goal in questioning Thomas is to determine his role, if any, in Trump’s efforts to nullify the 2020 election, Politico reported. The emails between Thomas and Eastman are still in the “discovery phase,” Thompson said, but could be brought up “at some point” during the Jan. 6 hearings.