Harvest Prude

Harvest is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and a reporter for WORLD.

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Acting attorney general testifies on Capitol Hill

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/08/19, 12:45 pm

WASHINGTON—In testimony before the House Judiciary Committee Friday morning, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said he “has not interfered in any way,” with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. During a contentious hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., asked Whitaker why he has not recused himself from overseeing the investigation and what President Donald Trump hoped to gain by appointing him.

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Support for border compromise in question

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/08/19, 12:16 pm

WASHINGTON—With a week to go until funding could lapse again for parts of the federal government, lawmakers may be nearing a border security agreement, but there is no guarantee President Donald Trump, who continues to insist on funding for a wall along the U.S. southern border, will sign off on it. “We’re on the verge of a government shutdown again,” White House spokesman Hogan Gidley warned reporters Friday.

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Answering the call

Politics | The president challenges a divided Congress to protect life
by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/07/19, 06:13 pm

WASHINGTON—Republicans in Congress are trying to figure out how to best respond to President Donald Trump’s pro-life call to action in Tuesday’s State of the Union address.

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