Harvest Prude

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

Trump makes migrant caravan an election issue

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/19/18, 12:39 pm

President Donald Trump is framing the 4,000-strong migrant caravan amassing at the Mexico-Guatemala border and hoping to reach the United States as a crucial issue ahead of midterm elections. At a campaign rally Thursday night in Missoula, Mont., the president said midterms, less than a month away, would be “an election of [recently confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett] Kavanaugh, the caravan, law and order, and common sense.”

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Associated Press/Photo by Charles Krupa

Giving offense

Politics | Sen. Elizabeth Warren answers insult with injury
by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/18/18, 04:50 pm

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., tried to put to rest a controversy about her heritage by releasing the results of a DNA test, but she just stirred up more backlash from liberal, conservative, and Native American groups.

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Associated Press/Photo by Evan Vucci

White House takes wait-and-see position on Saudis

by Harvest Prude & Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/18/18, 01:31 pm

WASHINGTON—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told President Donald Trump on Thursday that the United States should await the results of a Saudi investigation before responding to the disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The president has hesitated to condemn Saudi Arabia outright, but Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Thursday he would not attend an upcoming global economic summit in the country. Many business executives and diplomats have pulled out of the meeting over concerns about Khashoggi’s disappearance from the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct.

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