Hillary Clinton slams Clarence Thomas as a man of 'resentment, grievance, anger'

"Women are going to die," former presidential candidate claims.

Updated: June 28, 2022 - 11:17am

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Hillary Clinton this week delivered stinging remarks against Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, characterizing the longtime jurist as a bitter and unhappy man in the wake of the Supreme Court's repeal of Roe v. Wade. 

"I went to law school with [Justice Thomas]," Clinton told CBS News anchor Gayle King on Tuesday morning. "He’s been a person of grievance for as long as I have known him — resentment, grievance, anger."

Clinton claimed that Thomas has worked over the years to bring cases to the Supreme Court that he wishes to rule on.

"And he has signaled, in the past, to lower courts, to state legislatures, 'Find cases, pass laws, get them up. I may not win the first, the second or the third time, but we're going to keep at it'." 

"Women are going to die, Gayle," Clinton argued on the show. "Women will die.”

Thomas, just the second black American to serve on the Supreme Court, was appointed to that bench by then-President George H.W. Bush in 1991. He is currently the longest-serving member of the Court, ahead of Justice Stephen Breyer, who was appointed in 1994.