Matt Shuham

Matt Shuham is a news writer for TPM. He was previously associate editor of The National Memo and managing editor of the Harvard Political Review. He is available by email at and on Twitter @mattshuham.

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Two people who signed onto a statement sowing doubt about the New Yorker’s recent report of a second allegation of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh withdrew their names from that statement on Monday, emphasizing that they were “not present” when the alleged incident occurred and therefore “cannot dispute” allegations from Deborah Ramirez.

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on Sunday night published Christine Blasey Ford’s original letter accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were in high school. Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) provided Grassley with the letter, which, unlike the copy passed on to the committee by the FBI, contains no redactions.

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