On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee brought a hearing on proposed subpoenas related to the ethics investigation of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rapidly and abruptly to an end. The move came after committee Republicans brought up several counter-subpoena suggestions, among them: subpoenas compelling the the testimony of radical leftist megadonors George and Alex Soros.
According to The Daily Caller News Foundation, Democrats have been pursuing and investigation against Justice Thomas since investigative reporting by ProPublica delved into his personal friendship with billionaire Harlon Crowe and alleged that he may have been inappropriately influenced by the real-estate tycoon.
A vote was scheduled for Thursday on subpoenas against Crown and Co-chair of The Federalist Society Leonard Leo by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin. Reportedly they were to discuss Thomas, but the hearing into their subpoenas were very abruptly closed once the Republican members suggested additional subpoenas of prominent leftist donors for unduly influencing judicial appointments.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, the ranking GOP member of the committee said,
“When you offer the subpoena, there’ll be a bunch of amendments…we all oppose what you’re doing. You made this decision, here, to go after private individuals, go after the court in a way that