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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Familiar battleground

Politics | Feuds with the press are part of modern presidential politics
by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/24/19, 05:23 pm

WASHINGTON—Once a daily occurrence, White House press briefings have become nearly extinct under President Donald Trump.

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Democrats prep new funding deal for Trump

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/24/19, 12:55 pm

WASHINGTON—House Democrats are working on a new a budget proposal that could allot $5.7 billion for border security, but the money would primarily go to immigration judges, drones, and technology for improving U.S. ports of entry—not a wall on the southern border like President Donald Trump has requested. Lawmakers on Thursday described the plan as a work in progress but could unveil it as soon as Friday.

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Cohen delays congressional testimony

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/24/19, 12:30 pm

WASHINGTON—Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, has indefinitely postponed his voluntary testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee, citing “ongoing threats” against himself and his family, his attorney said Wednesday. Cohen’s lawyer, Lanny Davis, said the threats came primarily from the president and his attorney, Rudy Giuliani. Trump has suggested Cohen’s father-in-law, Fima Shusterman, who has pleaded guilty in the past to financial crimes related to his taxi-medallion business, has ties to organized crime.

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