Harvest Prude

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

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Shutdown hits federal workers’ pockets

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/11/19, 11:31 am

WASHINGTON—About 800,000 federal government workers will miss their paychecks Friday because of the partial government shutdown, which will be the longest in U.S. history if it lasts until Saturday. On Thursday, President Donald Trump visited McAllen, Texas, and the Rio Grande along the border to illustrate his reasoning for wanting a wall at the U.S. southern border. “If for any reason we don’t get this going … I will declare a national emergency,” he said.

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It’s not just the Russians

Politics | Domestic political groups caught using social media subterfuge
by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/10/19, 04:28 pm

After reports that American Democratic operatives used a Russian-style online misinformation campaign against a Republican U.S. Senate candidate, voters should be alert but not necessarily alarmed about political deception on social media, according to political experts.

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On shutdown Day 20, Trump heads to border

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/10/19, 11:55 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump visits the southern U.S. border in Texas on Thursday to continue pushing for funding for a border wall. It is the 20th day of the partial government shutdown after another round of talks with lawmakers ended unproductively Wednesday. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and other White House officials went to the U.S. Capitol to meet with Republican lawmakers and urge them to stand in solidarity with the administration.

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