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3. Five Facts about Rob Arkley, Funder of Luxury Travel for Supreme Court Justices and Groups Packing the Court
Thu May 23, 2024, 04:09 PM
May 23
Five Facts about Rob Arkley, Funder of Luxury Travel for Supreme Court Justices and Groups Packing the Court

Lisa Graves. November 7, 2023

What Just Happened? Senator Dick Durbin has announced the Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on a subpoena to Robin Pickering Arkley II on Thursday, November 9, as the Committee investigates the big Supreme Court ethics scandals.

The Committee is also planning to issue subpoenas to billion-dollar trust fund operator Leonard Leo, who helped arrange expensive trips and more for justices, and to billionaire Harlan Crow, who has provided luxury travel and more to Justice Thomas. Senator Durbin and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse first requested information about those luxury gifts in July, but Rob Arkley, Leo, and Crow refused to provide information.

Arkley Is Less Well Known But a Player. Most coverage has focused on Leo, who helms a dark money influence machine that helped pack the U.S. Supreme Court with right-wing activists committed to overturning Roe v. Wade and more, and Crow, who has given a shocking array of valuable secret gifts to Thomas (including luxury travel to exclusive locales, tuition for Thomas’ ward, and the purchase and refurbishment of the home of Thomas’ mother). But Arkley has received far less attention. Here are five things to know about Rob Arkley.

more at: https://truenorthresearch.org/2023/11/five-facts-about-rob-arkley-funder-of-luxury-travel-for-supreme-court-justices-and-groups-packing-the-court/
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