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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Correction: The original version of this post misattributed a quote to Defense Secretary Ash Carter. Jeff McCausland, a retired Army colonel and former dean at the Army War College, said Trump didn’t "know a damn thing about military strategy.” TPM regrets the error.

Responding to a retired Army colonel who claimed Donald Trump didn’t “know a damn thing about military strategy,” the Republican nominee said “I’ll teach him a couple of things.”

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During a keynote address Wednesday at the U.S. Chamber Institute's Legal Reform Summit, Mitt Romney made a series of subtle jabs at the Republican nominee on his business platform, in front of a friendly audience used to Republican business orthodoxy.

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