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Thu May 23, 2024, 03:29 PM May 23

It's not just Alito. [View all]

Andy Kroll @AndyKroll
It's not just Justice Alito.

Here's the "Appeal to Heaven" flag flying outside of conservative powerbroker Leonard Leo's home in Maine.

Photo taken by a nearby resident who shared it with @ProPublica and gave us permission to publish it.

As @ProPublica reported, Leo played a key role in Alito's confirmation to the Supreme Court, just as he did for the court's five other conservative justices.

Leo and Alito are said to be close. They've dined and traveled together.

Last year, @ProPublica revealed that Leo had helped organize an Alaska fishing vacation that included Justice Alito and billionaire Paul Singer.

Singer later had a major case come before SCOTUS, which ruled 7-1 in his favor, w/ Alito in the majority

Supreme Court 'Architect' Donor Flew Same ‘Appeal to Heaven’ Flag as Alito
Leo reportedly helped organize a luxury Alaska trip at the center of those ethics scandals, including arranging Alito’s seat on a private jet that was paid for by a billionaire hedge fund chief. And Leo reportedly steered consulting payments to Thomas’ wife, Ginni.

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