Harvest Prude

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

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Trump again denies knowing in advance of Trump Tower meeting

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/27/18, 12:29 pm

Michael Cohen claimed Thursday that then–presidential candidate Donald Trump approved the June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower between Donald Trump Jr. and Russian officials offering dirt on campaign rival Hillary Clinton. Cohen, formerly Trump’s lawyer, claimed he and others were in the room when Trump Jr. informed his father of the Russian offer to meet, CNN reported.

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Cohen shares tape of Trump discussing hush money

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/25/18, 01:21 pm

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, has released a taped conversation in which he and Trump discuss a payment to keep secret news about an alleged affair between Trump and former Playboy model Karen McDougal. Cohen, who is under federal investigation for potentially breaking campaign finance laws, secretly recorded the conversation two months before the 2016 election. Cohen’s attorney, Lanny Davis, gave the tape to CNN, which aired it Tuesday. 

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Senate confirms new VA secretary

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/24/18, 10:52 am

The Senate confirmed Pentagon official Robert Wilkie as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday by a vote of 86-9. Wilkie, an Air Force and Navy veteran, said he would “shake up complacency” at VA, the government’s second largest department. During the 2016 campaign, President Donald Trump called VA “the most corrupt” department and promised to steer patients to private sector aid.

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