Inside Trump’s Weird Meeting With Clarence Thomas’ Wife

US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (L) and his wife Virginia leave the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception after the funeral mass for Justice Antonin Scalia on February 20, 2016 in Wash... US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (L) and his wife Virginia leave the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception after the funeral mass for Justice Antonin Scalia on February 20, 2016 in Washington, DC. Scalia died on February 13 at the age of 79. / AFP / Nicholas Kamm (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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January 26, 2019 2:26 pm
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President Donald Trump took an unusual meeting for the top executive last week, according to a Saturday New York Times report.

The President reportedly sat flummoxed as the hard-right activists railed against women and transgender people serving in the military, accused White House staffers of blocking their favored people from jobs and insulted congressional Republican leadership.

To top it all off, the meeting was spearheaded by Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas’ wife Ginni, known to post conspiracy theories on her social media.

Per the Times, Trump said little during the meeting, though he did rise to the defense of Republican leadership when one meeting attendee suggested they be “tarred and feathered.” He apparently stuck up for Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), questioning what else the group thought they should have done during the shutdown.

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