Should Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, Elena Kagan Sit Out Health Care Case?
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Should Sit Out On Health Care Case, Democrats Say - ABC News
Seventy-Four Democrats Say Justice Thomas Should Recuse Himself Because of Wife's Lobbying
Seventy-four House Democrats, led by New York Rep. Anthony Weiner, sent a letter to Justice Clarence Thomas Wednesday calling on him to sit out deliberations on the Affordable Care Act because of his wife's ties to a lobbying group that opposes the health care law.
"The appearance of a conflict of interest merits recusal under federal law," the letter said. "From what we have already seen, the line between your impartiality and you and your wife's financial stake in the overturn of healthcare reform is blurred."