Harvest Prude

Harvest is a political reporter for WORLD's Washington Bureau. She is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Harvest resides in Washington, D.C. Follow her on Twitter @HarvestPrude.

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Planned Parenthood received stimulus loans

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/20/20, 01:17 pm

The nation’s largest abortion provider improperly took out $80 million in loans meant for small businesses. Fox News reported that affiliates of organizations like Planned Parenthood with more than 500 employees are ineligible for the Paycheck Protection Program loans Congress included in the $2 trillion economic rescue package.

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Treasury, Fed chiefs testify on economy

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/20/20, 12:25 pm

Unemployment could continue to rise in the United States, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned. The pair testified on Tuesday before the Senate Banking Committee about Congress’ economic rescue package and the outlook for the economy during the coronavirus pandemic.

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State Department watchdog sacked

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/18/20, 12:30 pm

Congressional Democrats launched an investigation after President Donald Trump fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick on Friday. Counting Linick, the president has removed four agency inspectors general within six weeks. Democrats on Saturday asked the Trump administration to turn over documents related to the firing by Friday.

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