Calling Justice Thomas To Testify Could Take D.C. To ‘Defcon One’

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is facing calls to testify about his relationship with GOP megadonor Harlan Crow — but legal and ethics experts believe such calls could ignite a “DEFCON one” impasse between the judicial branch.
From the New York Times editorial board to progressive advocacy groups like Common Cause, calls are emerging for Thomas to testify about undisclosed trips on the dime of Dallas-based real estate developer Crow.
But Josh Blackman, a law professor at South Texas College of Law, told the Washington Examiner there are “very good reasons not to have a justice testify,” suggesting it may form a precedent that would signal any future justices could be subject to congressional interrogation.

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