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

Attorney general nominee William Barr on Tuesday wouldn’t commit to telling Congress about all of the deletions he could make in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian election interference and related matters. Mueller will submit his report to the attorney general — whoever that is — and the attorney general will then have the authority to pass a report on to Congress.

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Attorney general nominee William Barr on Tuesday described the day he met President Donald Trump in “the middle of June,” in 2017, at the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Freeman. Trump, Barr said, wanted to know about his connections to Robert Mueller, who’d been appointed as special counsel the month prior.

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