Supreme Courtroom Justice Clarence Thomas was discharged Friday after every week within the hospital, based on the court docket.
The Supreme Courtroom’s public info officer stated Thomas was discharged from the hospital earlier Friday, with out elaborating additional. Thomas waswith an an infection after experiencing “flu-like signs,” a spokesperson for the court docket stated on the time. On Sunday, when Thomas’ hospitalization was made public, that spokesperson stated he didn’t have COVID-19.
The court docket had initially stated the 73-year-old justice was anticipated to be launched from the hospital “in a day or two.” The court docket didn’t say why he remained within the hospital for a barely longer interval.
His hospitalization got here as CBS Information’ Bob Costa and the Washington Publish’s Bob Woodward reported that Thomas’ spouse, Virginia Thomas, a conservative activist,to pursue unrelenting efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in pressing textual content exchanges within the crucial weeks following the vote, based on copies of the messages.
Thomas, thought-about a member of the court docket’s conservative wing, was nominated for the excessive court docket by President George H. W. Bush in 1991 and sworn in later that yr.
— Melissa Quinn contributed to this report.