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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 mshuham@talkingpointsmemo.com and on Twitter @mattshuham.

Articles by Matt

White House press secretary Sean Spicer acknowledged on Tuesday that millions of people would go without health insurance as a result of Republicans' plan to replace Obamacare.

But, he said, they would be doing so as a result of the repeal of Obamacare's tax penalties for those without insurance.

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Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R), who signed a controversial law limiting local governments' abilities to pass anti-discrimination ordinances for gay and transgender people, said in an interview last week that he was having trouble finding work as a consultant because people saw him as a "bigot."

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), borrowing language from House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), described the Republican health care proposal on Monday as “an act of mercy” for the wealthy. Later, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) wondered how Trump voters in red states felt about hundreds of billions of dollars in tax benefits going largely to "blue areas."

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