Harvest Prude

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

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Attempt to smear Mueller flops

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/02/18, 12:39 pm

An attempt to discredit special counsel Robert Mueller with accusations of sexual misconduct appeared to hit a dead end Thursday when his accuser failed to appear at a news conference.

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The birthright question

Politics | Can the president end automatic citizenship for everyone born here? Should he?
by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/01/18, 04:31 pm

WASHINGTON—Top scholars and leading politicians waded into a hot debate over birthright citizenship after President Donald Trump indicated that he wants to sign an executive order ending the practice. In a interview with Axios on Monday for HBO, the president said, “It was always told to me that you needed a constitutional amendment. Guess what? You don’t.

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Trump pitches a higher number of border troops

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/01/18, 11:23 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump says he may send up to 15,000 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, doubling the number the Pentagon planned to send. “We’ll go up to anywhere between 10,000 and 15,000 military personnel on top of Border Patrol, ICE, and everybody else at the border,” Trump said Wednesday to reporters as he left the White House for a campaign rally in Florida. The Pentagon said more than 7,000 troops were being sent to the border to reinforce Border Patrol agents and National Guardsmen.

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