Harvest Prude

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

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Congress expected to send budget bill to president

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/14/19, 11:56 am

WASHINGTON—Congress is set to vote Thursday on a budget bill including a border security compromise that would avert another partial government shutdown. A previous stopgap measure funded the government until midnight Friday. President Donald Trump’s approval is expected but is not guaranteed. He said Wednesday that he does not “want to see a shutdown.”

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Trump open to budget deal, positive on wall

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/13/19, 11:31 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump thanked Republicans on Tuesday for working toward a compromise on border security but didn’t say for certain whether he would sign the budget proposal to avert another partial government shutdown on Friday. The House and the Senate are expected to pass the funding plan after congressional negotiators reached an agreement Monday night.

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Cohen eludes Congress once more

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/12/19, 01:24 pm

WASHINGTON—Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, delayed his testimony before Congress for a third time Tuesday, and time is running out for lawmakers to interview him before he goes to prison. He was scheduled to appear Tuesday at a closed-door hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee about Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election but canceled due to post-surgery medical needs.

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