Clarence Thomas’ Secret Life of Luxury

For over 20 years, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has accepted luxury trips virtually every year from billionaire Republican donor Harlan Crow without disclosing them, breaking long-standing norms for judges’ conduct. Thomas’ trips with Crow ranged from island-hopping through Indonesia on a superyacht to an annual summer stay at a private Adirondack resort. The extent and frequency of Crow’s apparent gifts to Thomas has no known precedent in the modern history of the Supreme Court.

ProPublica reporter Joshua Kaplan and Editor-in-Chief Steve Engelberg discuss how the bombshell report came together and what it means for our justice system.

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