Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, according to a ProPublica report published Friday, attended at least two donor events for the Koch network. Social media users are now asking for the 75-year-old’s impeachment and removal.
According to the report, Thomas went to a private dinner for donors at the group’s annual summit in California. He was asked to speak with the hopes that it would encourage donations.
Thomas in 2018 went to a private dinner for donors at the and was brought in to speak with the hopes that the access would encourage donations, according to the report. A series of reports on ProPublica have revealed close relationships between the Supreme Court Justice and conservative interests.
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The 75-year-old, per the report, arrived for the 2018 dinner on a Gulfstream G200 jet. ProPublican, citing a Koch Network spokesperson, said that the network did not pay for it. In a statement to CNN, a spokesperson said, “The idea that attending a couple events to promote a book or give dinner remarks, as all the justices do, could somehow be undue influence just doesn’t hold water.”
Now, there are calls for Thomas’ impeachment and removal.
“This crooked corrupt Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas… if we get big blue wave & strong Senate majority, we can impeach this sick bastard and FORCE him off the bench. Yes. We want to impeach Thomas,” a tweet read.
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“Congress should investigate Uncle Clarence Thomas, and then impeach the welfare queen. He’s so damn corrupt he’s making Trump look like a saint,” another one added.