AOC Files Articles of Impeachment against SCOTUS Justices Thomas & Alito for Alleged ‘Unchecked Corruption’

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AOC Files Articles of Impeachment against SCOTUS Justices Thomas & Alito for Alleged ‘Unchecked Corruption’

Radical Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has filed articles of impeachment against two conservative Supreme Court justices.

Ocasio-Cortez filed the articles on Wednesday, accusing Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas of “unchecked corruption.”

AOC threatened to file the articles last week against the two justices.

Democrats have repeatedly targeted Alito and Thomas for refusing to back the party’s radical agenda.

AOC has been raising arguments about undisclosed gifts Thomas has received from wealthy conservatives and recent fabricated controversies involving Alito’s home and personal politics.

“The unchecked corruption crisis on the Supreme Court has now spiraled into a Constitutional crisis threatening American democracy writ large,” the congresswoman wrote in a statement.

“Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito’s pattern of refusal to recuse from consequential matters before the court in which they hold widely documented financial and personal entanglements constitutes a grave threat to American rule of law, the integrity of our democracy, and one of the clearest cases for which the tool of impeachment was designed.”

“Justice Thomas and Alito’s repeated failure over decades to disclose that they received millions of dollars in gifts from individuals with business before the court is explicitly against the law,” she argued.

“And their refusal to recuse from the specific matters and cases before the court in which their benefactors and spouses are implicated represents nothing less than a constitutional crisis.

“These failures alone would amount to a deep transgression worthy of standard removal in any lower court and would disqualify any nominee to the highest court from confirmation in the first place.

Ocasio-Cortez’s Wednesday filing includes three articles of impeachment against Thomas and two against Alito.

The charges against Thomas involve undisclosed gifts as well as his lack of recusal in cases allegedly involving his wife’s legal and financial interests.

The charges against Alito also include failure to disclose gifts and his lack of recusal in cases in which he had “a personal bias or prejudice concerning a party” before the court.

However, Democrats have targeted Thomas and Alito in cases where they believe the justices will rule against them.

Democrats frequently attempt to paint justices as partisan actors rather than accept that their role is to impartially rule based on their interpretation of the Constitution.

AOC first threatened an article of soft impeachment following the Supreme Court’s ruling in President Donald Trump’s immunity case.

The ruling in question said a president has absolute immunity from prosecution for “actions within his conclusive and preclusive constitutional authority,” and “presumptive immunity” for official acts in general.

The court said there is no immunity for unofficial acts.

The SCOTUS ruled solely on facts and what the Founding Fathers intended, not on partisan politics.

“The Supreme Court has become consumed by a corruption crisis beyond its control,” AOC falsely claimed in a post on X following the decision.

“Today’s ruling represents an assault on American democracy.

“It is up to Congress to defend our nation from this authoritarian capture.

“I intend on filing articles of impeachment upon our return.”

The lawmaker argues that Alito was biased in favor of Trump and participants in the Jan. 6 protests at the U.S. Capitol.

AOC and other critics deceitfully base the accusation on Alito flying an “appeal to heaven” flag at his home.

The flag has been a symbol associated with American independence since before the Revolutionary War.