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Clarence Thomas’ ethics scandal just got even worse with latest bombshell report

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ProPublica just dropped a bombshell report claiming that GOP megadonor Harlan Crow paid for Thomas’ great-nephew to attend two very expensive private schools during his formative years.

Mark Martin attended the exclusive boarding schools Hidden Lake Academy in Georgia and Randolph-Macon Academy in Virginia, to the tune of over $6,000 a month, which Crow quietly paid for.In 2007, Thomas said in an interview that he began taking care of Martin, who is his sister’s grandson, when the child was just six years old, saying that he and his equally scandal-plagued wife, Ginni, were “raising him as a son.”The problem with all this is that, under the 1978 Ethics in Government Act, Supreme Court justices are required to disclose gifts made to them, their spouses, and their dependents.

While 74-year-old Thomas hasn’t commented on this latest ProPublica report, people within his camp are already trying to say the tuition payments didn’t need to be reported because the kid is his great-nephew, not his actual son, even though Thomas literally called him that.Meanwhile, in a statement, Crow’s office said he and his wife Kathy have supported countless students by funding their educations and called the whole thing just another a political attack against the conservative justice.“Tuition and other financial assistance is given directly to academic institutions, not to students or to their families,” Crow’s office said. “These scholarships and other contributions have always been paid solely from personal funds, sometimes held at and paid through the family business.”“It’s disappointing that those with partisan political interests would try to turn helping at-risk youth with tuition assistance into something nefarious or political.”The.

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