Harvest Prude

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

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Pelosi backs impeachment

by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/24/19, 05:46 pm

WASHINGTON—After resisting pressure from her caucus for more than a year, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced her support for a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. His July phone call with the president of Ukraine—now the subject of a controversial whistleblower report—constituted a “breach of national security,” the Democrat from California said in justification of the inquiry.

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Mixed signals

International | Christians debate whether Saudi overtures to U.S. evangelicals are made in good faith
by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/24/19, 05:12 pm

Saudi Arabia only allows Muslims to become citizens. It threatens Christian converts with the death penalty and allows officials and neighbors to persecute religious minorities. Open Doors International ranks the kingdom as the 15th most oppressive country toward Christians.

So why did Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman invite nine evangelical Christians from the United States to visit him on Sept. 10?

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Trump defends ‘America first’ at the UN

by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/24/19, 01:01 pm

In a speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, President Donald Trump decried globalism and encouraged world leaders to attend to the needs of their own countries. The president also chastised China for its trade practices, Iran for its provocative actions in the Middle East, and communist ideologies in general. He voiced support for democracy movements in Hong Kong and Venezuela. And he promoted the economic empowerment of women, religious freedom around the world, the right of individuals not to be jailed or executed for their LGBT status, and the pro-life movement.

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