Thomas Second Hearing

Missouri Senator John Danforth, the chief Senate sponsor of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge and Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, supported Judge… read more

Missouri Senator John Danforth, the chief Senate sponsor of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge and Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, supported Judge Thomas in a news conference held during a recess in the second day of Judge Thomas' reopened Supreme Court confirmation hearings. He criticized the manner in which the sexual harassment charges were handled by the committee, and said his phone calls were almost one hundred percent in favor of Judge Thomas. He said Judge Thomas told him privately that if the Senate votes against him, “they can take this job and shove it.” close

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Thomas Second Hearing

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Program ID:
22220-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 12, 1991 | 6:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Oct 12, 1991 | 6:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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