Harvest Prude

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

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Senate confirms new VA secretary

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/24/18, 10:52 am

The Senate confirmed Pentagon official Robert Wilkie as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday by a vote of 86-9. Wilkie, an Air Force and Navy veteran, said he would “shake up complacency” at VA, the government’s second largest department. During the 2016 campaign, President Donald Trump called VA “the most corrupt” department and promised to steer patients to private sector aid.

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Trump invites Putin to White House

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/20/18, 01:41 pm

With the Helsinki summit barely in the rearview mirror, President Donald Trump on Thursday invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit the White House this fall. The announcement came after three days of mostly negative reaction to Monday’s meeting between the two world leaders despite Trump’s view that Helsinki was a success.

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Trump reaffirms trust in U.S. intel

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/19/18, 01:36 pm

FBI Director Christopher Wray reaffirmed Wednesday that Russia not only interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election but also is still trying to actively undermine American democracy.

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