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Bharara: Clarence Thomas' donor trips may not be illegal, but not a good look
Clarence Thomas non-disclosure broke no rules, but optics aren't good | GZERO World

Bharara: Clarence Thomas' donor trips may not be illegal, but not a good look

US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has come under fire for failing to disclose taking luxury trips paid for by a billionaire Republican donor. How big of a problem is this for him, SCOTUS, and the judiciary?

Preet Preet Bharara, former US attorney for the Southern District of New York, says that Thomas probably didn't violate any actual rule related to conflicts of interest. But the optics are bad — especially coming on the heels of his wife's involvement with the Jan. 6 insurrectionists. "At a time when confidence and trust in the integrity of the court is low, it's not a great thing to do," Bhararara tells Ian Bremmer on GZERO World.

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