Conservative activist questioned for Capitol riot investigation

Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, testified before the House Committee amid questions about her role in efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
1:25 | 09/30/22

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TAKE IT FROM THERE. >>> NOW TO THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE JANUARY 6th CAPITOL RIOT AND GINNI THOMAS, A CONSERVATIVE ACTIVIST AND WIFE OF SUPREME COURT JUSTICE CLARENCE THOMAS TESTIFYING BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE AMID QUESTIONS ABOUT HER ROLE AND EFFORTS IN OVERTURNING THE 2020 ELECTION. JON KARL HAS MORE. GOOD MORNING, JON. >> Reporter: GINNI THOMAS WAS AGGRESSIVELY PUSHING EFFORTS TO CHALLENGE THE ELECTION AT THE VERY TIME THAT DONALD TRUMP WAS VOWING TO GO TO THE SUPREME COURT TO OVERTURN JOE BIDEN'S ELECTION VICTORY AND ONE OF MANY TEXT MESSAGES THAT SHE SENT AFTER THE ELECTION, THEN WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF MARK MEADOWS, SHOW CALLED THE ELECTION THE GREATEST HEIST IN OUR HISTORY. SHE TESTIFIED FOR SOME FOUR HOURS AND MADE IT CLEAR SHE STILL BELIEVES THE THOROUGHLY DISPROVEN LIE THAT THE ELECTION WAS STOLEN. SHE ALSO DOWNPLAYED HER EFFORTS AND SAID THAT SHE NEVER TALKED ABOUT WHAT SHE WAS DOING WITH HER HUSBAND, SUPREME COURT JUSTICE CLARENCE THOMAS AND MADE AN OPENING STATEMENT TO THE COMMITTEE WHICH HAS BEEN OBTAINED BY ABC NEWS AND SAID IN PART, IT IS LAUGHABLE FOR ANYONE WHO KNOWS MY HUSBAND TO THINK I COULD INFLUENCE HIS JURISPRUDENCE, THE MAN IS INDEPENDENT AND STUBBORN WITH STRONG CHARACTER TRAITS OF INDEPENDENCE AND INTEGRITY BUT, AGAIN, WHIT, SHE MADE IT CLEAR EVEN NOW TWO YEARS AFTER THE ELECTION SHE BELIEVES IT WAS RIGGED AND

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