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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Lawmakers, president meet over border security

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/02/19, 12:17 pm

A bipartisan group of congressional leaders will attend a border security briefing at the White House on Wednesday, which could amp up negotiations to end the partial government shutdown. Lawmakers have been unable to agree on a way to end the stalemate with President Donald Trump over his demand to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. But on Tuesday, the president asked Congress, “Let’s make a deal?”

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Partial shutdown heads into new year, divided Congress

by Harvest Prude
Posted 12/31/18, 01:12 pm

The partial federal government shutdown is poised to continue into the new year and a divided Congress with all eyes on negotiations between President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders. There is no compromise in the works, as the president, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) dig in their heels.

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Trump, Graham defend Syria withdrawal

by Harvest Prude
Posted 12/31/18, 12:37 pm

President Donald Trump on Monday defended his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, tweeting that Islamic State (ISIS) was “mostly gone” and that withdrawing troops would fulfill campaign promises. The president announced on Dec. 19 that the United States would withdraw the remaining 2,000 troops from the war-torn country.

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