Matt Shuham

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

Articles by Matt

In an extraordinary move, the director of the Office of Government Ethics publicly criticized Trump’s plan to separate his business interests from his presidential tenure, saying the plan Trump announced Wednesday at a news conference “doesn’t meet the standards” that other presidents, or even some of Trump’s nominees, had met.

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The ex-wife of President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary once appeared anonymously on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” as a victim of domestic violence, Politico reported Tuesday.

An unnamed friend of Lisa Fierstein's told Politico that when Fierstein made allegations of domestic violence against an unnamed perpetrator on Oprah's show while wearing a wig and glasses, she was referring to Andy Puzder, her ex-husband.

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