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PA County Commissioner, Chris Matthews’ Brother, Arrested on Perjury Charges

NBCPhiladelphia reports Montgomery County,PA Commissioner Jim Matthews, the brother of “Hardball” host Chris Matthews, has been arrested on charges of perjury. The arrest is a result of an 18-month investigation into campaign contributions and expenses reported by Matthews.

The alleged “lie” is that Matthews denied having any business dealings with “Certified Abstract,” a title company that was to do business with the county.

Matthews, a Republican, lost his reelection bid during the primaries. He is in custody awaiting arraignment.

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