Ginni Thomas — Wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas — Visits With Glenn at CPAC

Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, sat down with Glenn Thursday morning on The Glenn Beck Program. Broadcasting live from CPAC in Washington D.C., Glenn talked with Mrs. Thomas about the passing of Antonin Scalia, Donald Trump's presidential run and her support for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

GLENN: You have lived in a nasty world for a very long time. And yet, you're happy. You're a happy conservative warrior.

GINNI: Well, most days. Some of my friends might not say that happens every day. But, yeah, I'm from Nebraska. I've got to fight for the country, like my parents did. I'm my mother's daughter more than my husband's wife.

GLENN: My wife has become more and more protective of me. And we were in Vegas, and these women really --- they were Trump supporters --- and they were nasty. I mean, really Brownshirt nasty. And I saw a different side of my wife come out. I mean, it was almost a chick fight. It was amazing. Do you have a hard time not saying things?

GINNI:  Oh, my husband is the best man walking the face of the earth. And, yeah, I'm going to do everything I can. We're in a fight for the country, and it's over ideas. And I believe the husband's ideas are in line with Ginni's ideas and what my parents believed in for the country. And so, yeah, you fight for your ideas. That's what CPAC is about, that's what we're doing every day. Why even do this unless you cared passionately about your beliefs and your principles?

GLENN: How is he holding up with the passing of Scalia? It must be weird to work with people for so long, and everybody in that room is a legend.

GINNI: Yes, he was. He's a great --- I mean, I can't even use it in the past, but Justice Scalia fills the world, not just a room, not just the court. I mean, he was gregarious and wonderful and brilliant. And the way he worked with my husband, they were like two friends from different places.

Clarence said the other day at a memorial that Scalia was from an educated, elite, northeast home, and Clarence came from an illiterate family in the southeast. But they found themselves on the path together to save the country and to believe in the Constitution and the things they were fighting for.  

So now we have an assault on constitutional governance, and he fights on the inside over there, and he's lost a big friend. And it's painful, as any death is of a very close friend. And yet, it has national repercussions. And it will probably be really bad. So we've got to fight even harder, Glenn.

GLENN: I saw that it was strange to see in the newspaper that your husband asked a question, and it was like, stop the world . . . Clarence Thomas said something! But I took that as your husband recognizing the position and the void and stepping into some new shoes.

GINNI: Yes, I was surprised too. He came home at like 3 o'clock. I was like, "What happened?" I always hear about it on the outside. So he said, "I think Sam needs some more help now," meaning Sam Alito. I mean, you know, Nino Scalia filled a big room, and the oral arguments and everything. So, you know, everybody has to step up when somebody big has come out of the picture and died.

So that's what I felt like when Barbara Olsen died. Like, I had to stop being in the shadows. I had to be more out there. So Barbara Olsen did that for me in a way that I'm sure Justice Scalia's passing will do for a lot of people who followed and loved him.

GLENN: As I was reflecting on his life, I thought to myself, I wish we would have focused on this. The friendship between him and Ginsburg --- is, quite honestly, I think one of the most important legacies that he left. That you can be polar opposites, and yet you can be dear, dear friends.

GINNI: She spoke at the memorial just the other day at the Mayflower. So that's available on C-SPAN too. And her words about her friend that she --- they both disagreed with each other, are very compelling. And are a model for civility and disagreement among Americans who love America.

GLENN: Let's talk a little about, what do you think is happening with the country and with Ted Cruz's chances? I mean, I know you're a political activist. You're wearing a #CruzCrew button.

GINNI: Yes, yes. I think there's one more chance for Ted Cruz. I think Marco Rubio needs to leave. I think it would be mano a mano and conservative versus establishment if we could have Ted Cruz versus Donald Trump. And Donald Trump was kind of my second choice until I started seeing more about him. And when the establishment started embracing him, I started like, "Hmm. Maybe that's not --- maybe I should learn more."

GLENN: What was your pivot point?

GINNI: When the establishment embraced him in order to take Cruz out. They are so threatened by Ted Cruz because they know the man is principled. And so he might not be the guy you want over for dinner. But he is our Churchillian candidate who can right the ship. What do you think?

GLENN: How much trouble are we in? Will you vote for Donald Trump if he's the candidate?

GINNI: Ask me that later, please. I don't know. I, I guess I have to. I don't really want to answer that right now. 

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On "Glenn TV" this week, Megyn Kelly, host of the "Megyn Kelly Show," told Glenn Beck she believes the Democrats' talk of unity is "all nonsense" and forecasted the "death of journalism" under a Biden administration.

Megyn cited President Joe Biden's unwillingness to make concessions that would help unify Democrats and Republicans as an example of how much he actually cares about unity, and added that, while she's all for lowering the political temperature in America, she also believes there are some personal freedoms that are worth fighting for.

"What's happening substantively is worth fighting for and it's not going to go away just because [Biden] gave a nice speech," Megyn said.

"I will object. I will protect my family and what I think is right over Joe Biden's need for unity, which is false anyway. 'Unify behind my agenda' is not a real call for unity," she added.

Megyn said she believes the Left has reached too far and "awakened a sleeping giant" in reference to the silent majority who should speak up, speak out, and refuse to be silenced any longer.

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As the Senate prepares for former President Trump's second impeachment trial, many are asking whether it's constitutional to try a president after leaving office. Alan Dershowitz, lawyer and host of the of "The Dershow," joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to talk about the legal battles Trump still faces.

Dershowitz said he believes the Senate doesn't have the authority to convict Trump, now that he's a private citizen again, and thus can't use impeachment to bar him from running for office again.

"The Constitution says the purpose of impeachment is to remove somebody. He [Trump] is out of office. There's nothing left to do.
It doesn't say you can impeach him to disqualify him for the future. It says, if you remove him you can then add disqualification, but you can't just impeach somebody to disqualify them," Dershowitz said.

"The Senate can't try ordinary citizens. So once you're an ordinary citizen, you get tried only in the courts, not in the Senate. So it's clearly unconstitutional," he added.

Dershowitz, who served on Trump's legal team during the first impeachment trial, also discussed whether he thinks Trump is legally (or even just ethically) responsible for the Capitol riot earlier this month, and whether those engaging in violence could be considered "domestic terrorists."

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A new, shocking CBS News poll shows that the majority of Americans believe they're facing a new enemy: other Americans.

More than two-thirds of poll respondents said they believe democracy in the U.S. is "threatened," and 54% said "other people in America" are the "biggest threat to the American way of life," rather than economic factors, viruses, natural disasters, or foreign actors.

Will it be possible to unite our nation with statistics like that? On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and Stu discussed the poll numbers and what they mean for our future.

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Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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