Harvest Prude

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

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White House says House inquiry unconstitutional

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/09/19, 12:02 pm

WASHINGTON—The White House declared Tuesday it would not participate in the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and other top Democrats, White House counsel Pat Cipollone accused them of violating the due process of law by not holding a formal vote in the House to open the impeachment inquiry.

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Washington wary of Trump’s Syria withdrawal

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/08/19, 12:24 pm

WASHINGTON—Lawmakers from both parties warned Monday that the Turkish military could attack Kurds in Syria once U.S. troops leave the area. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., criticized President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from northeastern Syria, saying, “I urge the president to exercise American leadership to keep together our multinational coalition to defeat ISIS”—a coalition in which the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces played an important role.

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California makes HIV prevention meds easier to get

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/08/19, 11:39 am

California will become the first state to allow people to buy HIV prevention pills without a prescription. Gov. Gavin Newsom approved the change to state law Monday. It will take effect on Jan. 1, 2020.

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