Harvest Prude

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

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Impeachment update: No more witnesses

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/31/20, 06:31 pm

UPDATE: The U.S. Senate voted Friday afternoon not to call any further witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Two Republicans, Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Mitt Romney of Utah, sided with Democrats in asking for further testimony, but the remaining GOP senators prevailed 51-49. The final vote on impeachment, which is expected to result in the president’s acquittal, likely will happen next week.

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Redrawing alliances

Politics | President Trump’s Middle East plan reveals shifting attitudes toward Israel
by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/30/20, 05:23 pm

WASHINGTON—The White House unveiled its Middle East peace plan this week, and the proposal is redefining more boundaries than simply those between Palestine and Israel. In a rare display of bipartisanship, pro-Israel politicians from both parties expressed optimism about the plan. And even more surprising, according to experts, Arab countries are showing signs of support for a U.S.-brokered peace plan that protects Israel.

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Senators lob loaded questions

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/30/20, 12:38 pm

WASHINGTON—Chief Justice John Roberts read senators’ questions for the prosecution and defense teams in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Wednesday. The teams had five minutes to answer each question during the marathon 10-hour session.

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