Harvest Prude

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

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Judge: No blanket immunity for Trump aides

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/26/19, 10:52 am

A federal judge ruled Monday that former White House counsel Don McGahn must comply with a subpoena from House Democrats. In a 120-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson rejected the administration’s argument that White House officials are exempt from testifying based on presidential immunity. “With respect to senior-level presidential aides, absolute immunity from compelled congressional process simply does not exist,” she wrote.

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Bloomberg announces White House bid

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/25/19, 12:58 pm

The former mayor of New York City is jumping into the crowded field for the Democratic presidential nomination a little more than two months before the Iowa caucuses. Michael Bloomberg, 77, formally declared his campaign for president on Sunday, ending weeks of speculation.

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Navy secretary out over SEAL case

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/25/19, 12:26 pm

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday fired Navy Secretary Richard Spencer, exposing the tension between the Pentagon and the White House due to the case of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher. President Donald Trump said he would nominate Kenneth Braithwaite, a retired Navy rear admiral and current U.S. ambassador to Norway, to replace Spencer.

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