Justice Alito Refuses To Step Aside From Jan. 6 Cases

By Olivia Smith | May 30, 2024

The flags

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito rejected demands for his recusal from Capitol attack cases, labeling them politically motivated. 

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Alito clarified that the flags at his homes linked to election fraud claims were raised by his wife, not backing the "Stop the Steal" movement. 

Neutral observer

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He maintained that a neutral observer would find no reason for his recusal, affirming his commitment to judicial integrity by firmly denying Congress members' recusal request.