Harvest Prude

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

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Spending it forward

Politics | Where have all the fiscal conservatives gone?
by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/02/20, 05:33 pm

WASHINGTON—Since President Donald Trump took office, the federal budget deficit has jumped more than 50 percent and is expected to overtake $1 trillion in 2020. The total federal debt, meanwhile, has surpassed $23 trillion. Congress appears to be on a bipartisan trek toward government bankruptcy, and the latest federal budget does little to correct the course.

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Lois Evans, wife of Pastor Tony Evans, has died

by Harvest Prude
Posted 12/31/19, 12:33 pm

Lois Evans, wife of megachurch Pastor Tony Evans of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, died Monday following her second battle with cancer. She was 70. The Evans family announced Lois’ diagnosis of gallbladder cancer in April. Her husband and their four children were present when she died. She is survived by 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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Protesters storm U.S. Embassy in Iraq

by Harvest Prude
Posted 12/31/19, 11:40 am

Iraqi Shiite militia supporters lit fires, threw rocks, and chanted, “death to America,” at the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday. U.S. security guards fired tear gas in an effort to disperse the demonstrators, who broke through the gates of the compound and were preparing to stage a sit-in. On Twitter, President Donald Trump accused Iran of orchestrating the attack and urged Iraq to protect the compound.

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