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

Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Tuesday that Michael G. Flynn, the son of President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming national security adviser who has defended the “Pizzagate” conspiracy theory on Twitter, is not involved with Trump’s transition team.

But later in the morning, Trump’s transition team confirmed that the younger Flynn had in fact previously been involved in the transition.

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After weeks in which President-elect Donald Trump made the baseless claim that "millions" of illegal voters lost him the popular vote to Hillary Clinton, Trump's own lawyers in Pennsylvania and Michigan claimed there was no evidence of voter fraud, in filings objecting to recount efforts from Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein.

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