Harvest Prude

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

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Report: U.S. ready for cyberattack on Russia

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/17/19, 12:23 pm

WASHINGTON—The United States has infiltrated Russia’s power grid and could unleash a cyberattack, The New York Times reported Saturday. According to current and former Trump administration officials interviewed by the Times, the administration has deployed computer code into Russian utility systems that could be activated if Russian hackers attack the U.S. power grid.

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Trump clarifies comments about foreign information

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/14/19, 10:53 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said Friday that he would definitely contact the FBI if a foreign power gave him information about a political rival, but he doubled down on comments he made in an ABC News interview that aired Wednesday that he would accept information on his 2020 election opponent from foreign governments. During that interview the president made conflicting comments on whether he would contact the FBI.

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Watchdog recommends firing White House adviser

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/14/19, 10:37 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump rebuffed a federal watchdog agency’s recommendation that he fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway for violating the Hatch Act, which limits political activity by government workers. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel sent a letter to the president Thursday saying Conway violated the law on numerous occasions by disparaging Democratic candidates in her official capacity during media interviews and on social media.

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