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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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s high school friend Mark Judge — who Christine Blasey Ford says was in the room when Kavanaugh allegedly sexually assaulted her — has been interviewed by the FBI, NBC News first reported Monday, citing an unnamed senior U.S. official.

The Associated Press subsequently confirmed that report, noting at 5:36 p.m. ET that Judge’s lawyer had said “his interview has not been completed.”

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“I know you’re not thinking, you never do,” President Donald Trump told ABC News’ Cecilia Vega, before refusing to field her question about the White House-imposed limits on the FBI background investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Trump later returned to Vega to answer her question about Kavanaugh.

This post has been updated.

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Robert Jeffress, a pastor and prominent Trump-supporting presence on radio and cable news, said Sunday that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process is “a battle between good and evil, between the kingdom of light and the kingdom of darkness.”

H/t Media Matters.

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