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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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on Sunday night published Christine Blasey Ford’s original letter accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were in high school. Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) provided Grassley with the letter, which, unlike the copy passed on to the committee by the FBI, contains no redactions.

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on Sunday called on President Donald Trump to instruct the FBI to investigate Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, which Trump has so far refused to do. Read Schumer and Feinstein’s full letter to Trump below (emphasis added):

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