Harvest Prude

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

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Border negotiations stall

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/01/19, 01:03 pm

WASHINGTON—With another possible partial government shutdown just two weeks away, President Donald Trump said Thursday he doubts whether lawmakers will reach a compromise on border security. The White House maintains that any long-term funding deal must include money for a wall along the southern U.S. border. The president believes negotiating with Congress will be a “waste of time” because of the Democrats’ staunch opposition to a wall, he told The New York Times on Thursday.

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Booker joins crowded 2020 Democratic field

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/01/19, 12:15 pm

WASHINGTON—As expected, Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey announced Friday he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, calling for Americans to unite around a common purpose. “We can build a country where no one is forgotten, no one is left behind, where parents can put food on the table, where there are good-paying jobs with good benefits in every neighborhood, where our criminal justice system keeps us safe,” he said in a video posted on Twitter.

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Faith and fury

Politics | In the latest White House tell-all, a former aide says his Christian beliefs conflicted with administration policies
by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/31/19, 05:10 pm

WASHINGTON—Cliff Sims’ Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House is the latest installment in a new subgenre of literature, the West Wing tell-all. Unlike Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury or Omarosa Manigault Newman’s Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House, Sims’ book, released Tuesday, does not primarily target President Donald Trump.

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