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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Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday accused their Republican counterparts of broadcasting inaccurate information on a committee Twitter account controlled by the majority.

In a letter to committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Democrats on the committee — minus Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Chris Coons (D-DE) — said that “we are compelled to state for the record that there is information in the second post that is not accurate”:

The Republican majority’s Twitter account defended the post with another tweet alleging “baseless innuendo” and “false smears” by Democrats:

Read the Democrats’ letter below:

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White House Sarah Huckabee Sanders refused to answer questions about President Donald Trump’s treatment of the so-called “Central Park Five” on Wednesday, despite the sharp contrast between Trump’s attitude toward their case and his view of the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who he’s claimed has been deemed “guilty until proven innocent.”

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that Democrats’ handling of sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had been a “complete and total disgrace.” Watch below:

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