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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Controversial Trump ad no longer on the air

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/06/18, 12:13 pm

Major media outlets have dropped an advertisement submitted by President Donald Trump’s political team after the ad was criticized for portraying illegal immigrants as violent and dangerous. The Donald J. Trump for President committee sponsored the 30-second ad that initially aired over the weekend on NBC, Fox News, and Facebook. All three pulled the spot after receiving backlash. Facebook said users could still post the ad, but it could not be promoted. CNN refused to air the ad at all, calling it racist.

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Turkey: Saudi clean-up team obscured evidence

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/05/18, 11:16 am

A Saudi team sent to assist a probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death covered up evidence of the killing, Turkish sources claimed Monday. A Turkish official said Saudi Arabia sent a chemist and a toxicologist to scrub the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul of evidence of Khashoggi’s killing before Turkish authorities were able to search the premises.

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U.S. evangelical leaders visit Saudi royals

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/02/18, 01:43 pm

A group of U.S. evangelical leaders traveled to Saudi Arabia to meet Thursday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is currently facing international scrutiny for his possible role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month, The Washington Post reported.

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