Harvest Prude

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

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Washington honors McCain at Capitol

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/31/18, 04:01 pm

WASHINGTON—Hundreds of Americans lined up outside the U.S. Capitol to pay their respects to the late Sen. John McCain Friday. McCain is the 31st person to lie in state at the Rotunda of the Capitol. The former presidential candidate and Vietnam prisoner of war died at age 81 last Saturday from glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer.

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Trump threatens to leave World Trade Organization

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/31/18, 12:33 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to withdraw the United States from the World Trade Organization, calling it “the single worst trade deal ever made.” The president, in an interview with Bloomberg, argued that the WTO’s dispute system needs a major overhaul and criticized the organization’s treatment of the United States, noting that “we rarely won a lawsuit except for last year.” Trump’s disparagement of the WTO is long-standing.

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Trump woos evangelicals at dinner date

Politics | At a White House event, the president worked to get out the Christian vote for November’s midterm elections
by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/30/18, 04:41 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump hosted close to 100 evangelical leaders Monday night at the White House, where he boasted about religious liberty gains at home and abroad and successful pro-life legislation under his administration’s watch, while also stressing the importance of the evangelical vote in the upcoming midterm elections.

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