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Justice Alito Refuses to Recuse from Trump-Related SCOTUS Cases amid Pressure from Democrats

Justice Samuel Alito has confirmed he will not step aside from cases related to President Donald Trump, despite growing pressure from the Democrats to recuse himself.

Democrats have launched a weak pressure campaign related to disputes over flags displayed at Alito’s home.

In a recent development, Alito communicated his decision through a letter addressed to Democrat Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI).

This letter outlined his intention not to recuse himself from cases connected to Trump and the 2020 election.

Alito’s decision comes in the wake of allegations suggesting a possible bias.

The accusations were triggered by the presence of certain flags at Altio’s Virginia residence in 2021.

These included an upside-down American flag and an “Appeal to Heaven” flag.

Critics on the Left claim to have interpreted the flags as symbols of sympathy towards the January 6, 2021, Capitol protesters.

The Supreme Court Justice defended the historical significance of both flags in his letter.

He also dismissed their connection to Jan. 6.

He emphasized that the upside-down American flag was specifically displayed by his wife as a response to a local dispute, rather than a political statement.

Alito further clarified that his wife, who co-owns their Virginia home, was exercising her rights as a private citizen in choosing to display these flags.

He also noted that he was not aware of the “Appeal to Heaven” flag’s recent political associations when it was hoisted.

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