Justice Alito to Dems: No!!

US Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito

(TheRedAlertNews.com) – Blatant Democrat arrogance has been met with bold conservative resistance as US Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has rejected calls from Democratic senators for his recusal from pending Supreme Court cases concerning the 2020 election and the events of January 6, 2021.

Read Justice Alito’s response to the Democrat lawmakers in the tweet below!

These calls were based on allegations of compromised neutrality due to the display of two patriotic flags at his residences, The Daily Caller reports.

The flags in question—an upside-down American flag and an “Appeal to Heaven” flag—were reported by The New York Times as symbols used by Trump supporters during the January 2021 incidents.

US Senators Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Dick Durbin of Illinois argued that these symbols compromised Alito’s impartiality and highlighted a broader ethics crisis within the Supreme Court. They requested a meeting with Chief Justice John Roberts to discuss potential reforms.

Reacting to their demands, he emphasized his obligation to dismiss the recusal request.

“A reasonable person who is not motivated by political or ideological considerations or a desire to affect the outcome of Supreme Court cases would conclude that this event does not meet the applicable standard for recusal,” Alito stated.

“I am therefore duty-bound to reject your recusal request,” he added.

The Supreme Court is poised to decide on significant cases, including President Trump’s appeal regarding his alleged election interference and a case concerning the legal framework for charging individuals involved in the January 6 events.

Alito referenced the Supreme Court’s code of conduct, affirming that the incidents cited do not fulfill the criteria necessary for his recusal.

He attributed the flag displays to his wife, a private individual who “possesses the same First Amendment rights as every other American.”

“She makes her own decisions, and I have always respected her right to do so. She has made many sacrifices to accommodate my service on the Supreme Court, including the insult of having to endure numerous, loud, obscene, and personally insulting protests in front of our home that continue to this day and now threaten to escalate,” the justice declared.

Further clarifying the context of the upside-down flag, Alito described it as a distress signal by his wife following a severe neighborhood conflict, which involved personal attacks and confrontational behavior towards her.

Regarding the “Appeal to Heaven” flag, Alito denied any awareness of its recent political connotations, associating it instead with its historical significance from the American Revolution.

“The use of an old historic flag by a new group does not necessarily drain that flag of all other meanings,” Alito concluded.

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