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Chris Matthews calls Laura Bassett allegation 'credible,' admits 'inappropriate' behavior at MSNBC

Apr 27, 2020 - The Washington Times

Chris Matthews is admitting to "inappropriate" behavior as an MSNBC host and praised as "very credible" the complaint that ended his 20-year career as "Hardball" host.

Mr. Matthews told Vanity Fair in his first interview since his resignation that he "didn't argue about" and "didn't deny" journalist Laura Bassett's claim he had sexually harassed her.

"I accepted the credibility of the complaint" Ms. Bassett made in a CQ article published two months ago, he said.

"I didn't wan...