Clarence Thomas' wife told Mark Meadows that Trump should not concede the 2020 election: 'Biden and the Left is attempting the greatest Heist of our History'

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Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas sits with his wife and conservative activist Virginia Thomas while he waits to speak at the Heritage Foundation on October 21, 2021.Drew Angerer/Getty Images
  • Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas' wife, Virginia "Ginni" Thomas, sent multiple texts to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows urging him to challenge the 2020 election.

  • "Biden and the Left is attempting the greatest Heist of our History," Thomas wrote in one text.

  • The text messages between Thomas and Meadows are in the possession of the January 6 committee.

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' wife, Virginia "Ginni" Thomas, sent multiple text messages to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows urging him to overturn the 2020 election in the weeks after, according to a Washington Post report published Thursday.

In one message sent on November 6, 2020, Thomas told Meadows that then-President Donald Trump should not concede the election.

"Do not concede. It takes time for the army who is gathering for his back," she wrote to Meadows, per The Post.

In another message sent on November 10, 2020, days after the major news networks declared then-Democratic nominee Joe Biden the winner of the 2020 election, Thomas wrote to Meadows: "Help This Great President stand firm, Mark!!!"

"You are the leader, with him, who is standing for America's constitutional governance at the precipice. The majority knows Biden and the Left is attempting the greatest Heist of our History," the text continued, per The Post.

A total of 29 text messages exchanged between Thomas and Meadows from November 2020 to January 2021 were among the thousands that the House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot obtained from Meadows, CNN first reported on Thursday.

The newly released texts also come after Thomas recently acknowledged that she attended the "Stop the Steal" rally at the Ellipse on January 6, 2021, but got cold and left early before Trump took the stage and a crowd of his supporters later stormed the Capitol.

The texts provide a stunning revelation of how fiercely Thomas, a longtime conservative activist, sought to challenge the 2020 election results.

"The intense pressures you and our President are now experiencing are more intense than Anything Experienced (but I only felt a fraction of it in 1991)," Thomas wrote to Meadows on November 19, 2020, according to The Post. The text seemingly referred to her husband's Supreme Court confirmation hearings in 1991, when lawyer Anita Hill accused Clarence Thomas of unwanted sexual comments, which he denied.

In a November 24, 2020 text that Meadows sent to Thomas, he described the election as "a fight of good versus evil."

"Evil always looks like the victor until the King of Kings triumphs," he wrote in the message, according to The Post. "Do not grow weary in well doing. The fight continues. I have staked my career on it. Well at least my time in DC on it."

"Thank you!! Needed that! This plus a conversation with my best friend just now… I will try to keep holding on. America is worth it!" Thomas responded.

Thomas also sent text messages that contained claims about voter fraud, and cheered on those in Trump's orbit who had been pursuing efforts to challenge the results. Federal, state and local officials have repeatedly said the 2020 election was fair and accurate and no widespread voter fraud occurred.

Though Thomas is actively involved in partisan politics and her husband sits on the nation's highest court, she recently said in an interview with the Washington Free Beacon that the couple has "our own separate careers, and our own ideas and opinions too."

"Clarence doesn't discuss his work with me, and I don't involve him in my work," she said.

In January, the Supreme Court rejected Trump's request to prevent the January 6 committee from obtaining White House records. Justice Clarence Thomas was the sole dissenter.

Meadows did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment. Thomas also did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment.

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