Clarence Thomas’s $267,230 R.V. and the Friend Who Financed It

August 06, 2023

A few weeks later, Justice Thomas drove his new motor coach off the lot and into his everyman, up-by-the-bootstraps self-mythology. In an email to The Times, Mr. Welters wrote: “Here is what I can share. But despite repeated requests over nearly two weeks, Mr. Welters did not answer further questions essential to understanding his arrangement with Justice Thomas. Justice Thomas has pointed to interpretations of the disclosure rules to defend his failure to report much of the largess he has received. In 2010, Justice Thomas traveled to the capital of Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain, at the invitation of the Welterses.