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.

Articles by Matt

The White House had no comment for The New York Times or CNN in response to their reports Friday that President Donald Trump offered a pardon to an administration official if he was found to have broken the law by carrying out the President’s direction to reject asylum seekers at the border.

Later on Friday, though, Trump said NBC News’ report on the matter was false. NBC News, as it happens, had no such report; it simply flagged the Times’ coverage instead.

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