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Friday March 25th, 2022 morning edition

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New York (CNN Business) Mackenzie Scott said Wednesday she has donated more than $3.8 billion to 465 organizations since June.

In a Medium post , Scott said her team's focus in the past nine months continued to be helping underrepresented people from various backgrounds and communities.

The billionaire philanthropist gave money to Planned Parenthood locations across the United States as well as to organizations helping at-risk children, minorities, refugees and rural health access, according to the post.

Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, recently gave $436 million to Habitat for Humanity — her largest known donation to date — and $133.5 million to educational nonprofit Communities in School, according to previous statements from the organizations.

We don't advocate for particular policies or reforms," Scott wrote.

"Instead, we seek a portfolio of organizations that supports the ability of all people to participate in solutions.

With an estimated net worth of $55 billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index , Scott is well known for her philanthropic behaviors and surprise donations to organizations. »

Alex Jones skips Sandy Hook deposition again after judge rules 2nd doctor’s note doesn’t excuse him

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“We will continue to work within the legal system to hold Mr. Jones accountable for his actions.”.

The no-show marks the second time in two days Jones has failed to appear for his deposition, with his defense attorneys arguing to the court that an unnamed “medical condition” should excuse him.

Late Wednesday evening, attorneys for Jones produced an additional doctor’s note stemming from the second opinion. »

Ginni Thomas, Justice Clarence Thomas' wife, exchanged texts with Mark Meadows about efforts to overturn the 2020 election

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The messages were among the 2,320 text messages that Meadows provided the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

The existence of messages between Thomas and Meadows — 21 sent by her; eight by him — have not previously been reported and were reviewed by CBS News and The Post.

To read The Washington Post article, co-written by CBS News' Robert Costa and The Washington Post's Bob Woodward, click here. »

Texts Reveal Ginni Thomas Embraced QAnon Conspiracies, Pushed White House to Overturn 2020 Election

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Ginni Thomas, the right-wing activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, pushed White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to work to overturn the results of the 2020 election, according to texts obtained by the Jan. 6 committee.

The Washington Post then revealed that the texts concerned efforts to overturn the election results.

The Post notes that the committee is in possession of 21 such texts sent by Thomas to Meadows in the wake of the Nov. 2020 election. »