Harvest Prude

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

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U.S. deficit, debt on ‘unsustainable course’

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/22/19, 12:13 pm

WASHINGTON—At the current rate of government spending, the federal deficit will top $1 trillion in fiscal year 2020. That’s the warning coming from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The projection announced Wednesday increased by $63 billion to account for the massive budget deal President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders in Congress reached earlier this summer.

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Trump cancels Denmark trip

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/21/19, 01:28 pm

WASHINGTON—After Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen rebuffed his suggestion of buying Greenland, President Donald Trump on Tuesday decided not to visit her country. He tweeted that because Frederiksen “would have no interest in discussing the purchase of Greenland, I will be postponing our meeting scheduled in two weeks for another time.”

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Jewish voters drawn into Trump feud with Omar, Tlaib

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/21/19, 12:35 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” He made the remarks in the Oval Office while talking about Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, who have both asked the United States to reconsider foreign aid to Israel. The Muslim congresswomen also criticized how Israel handled their plans to visit the West Bank.

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