Clarence Thomas To Be Investigated For Tax Evasion – Plans To Appeal To The Supreme Court

by Ben Hoffman

WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers on Thursday called for a federal investigation into Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ failure to report hundreds of thousands of dollars on annual financial disclosure forms.

Led by House Rules Committee ranking member Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), 20 House Democrats sent a letter to the Judicial Conference of the United States — the entity that frames guidelines for the administration of federal courts — requesting that the conference refer the matter of Thomas’ non-compliance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to the Department of Justice.

The letter outlines how, throughout his 20-year tenure on the Supreme Court, Thomas routinely checked a box titled “none” on his annual financial disclosure forms, indicating that his wife had received no income. But in reality, the letter states, she earned nearly $700,000 from the Heritage Foundation from 2003 to 2007 alone.

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2 Comments to “Clarence Thomas To Be Investigated For Tax Evasion – Plans To Appeal To The Supreme Court”

  1. like capone he needs jail time

  2. Because, you know. He makes such shitty money for just sitting on his ass all day and judging people. He totally needs to tax evade–wtf? No, seriously, all sarcasm aside, Yeah. Jail him. Even if this is from like, the end of September.

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