Julia Conley writes for Common Dreams:

Demands for a congressional investigation into potential ethics violations at the U.S. Supreme Court intensified Monday after a lawyer for the court refused to answer questions from two lawmakers about allegations regarding Justice Samuel Alito. […]

Johnson, Whitehouse, and the public “don’t have to just take Sam Alito at his word,” said Molly Coleman, executive director of the People’s Parity Project. “Congress can—and must—investigate.”

“Supreme Court justices have avoided accountability for too long,” said Coleman. “It’s time for our elected officials to do their job, and serve as a true check on the judiciary.”

Read more in Common Dreams.