Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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White House, Congress battle over whistleblower report

by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/20/19, 11:38 am

Congressional Democrats are pushing for more details about a whistleblower complaint that they think involves President Donald Trump. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said inspector general Michael Atkinson notified the committee that the complaint existed, and the Trump administration’s acting director of national intelligence, Joseph Maguire, ordered Atkinson not to give the committee any more information about the matter.

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Washington Monument reopens

by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/20/19, 11:36 am

For the first time in three years, visitors can ascend to the observation deck of the 555-foot-5-inch Washington Monument. After being closed to the public off and on for eight years, the tallest monument in Washington, D.C., reopened on Thursday. First lady Melania Trump attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Judgment calls

Politics | Vice President Mike Pence touts the importance of a conservative judiciary
by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/19/19, 05:20 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Senate have put 152 judges in seats on the federal judiciary so far, something Vice President Mike Pence warns conservatives not to take for granted.

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