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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Supreme Court shields Commerce Secretary Ross

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/23/18, 12:03 pm

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday blocked the deposition of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in a lawsuit challenging a proposed question about citizenship on the 2020 census. The move is a partial victory for the Trump administration since the court still allowed the deposition of a top Justice Department official.

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Erdogan: Saudis planned journalist’s murder

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/23/18, 12:01 pm

Saudi officials carefully plotted journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder at the country’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday in a televised speech contradicting Saudi Arabia’s claim that the killing was accidental. Erdogan called for accountability and asked that the suspects be tried in Turkish courts. Erdogan did not directly accuse the Saudi royal family of involvement but hinted that the initial arrests did not go high enough in the ranks.

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Trump says he’s cutting aid over migrant caravan

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/22/18, 01:09 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump renewed his promise Monday to cut aid to Central American countries that failed to stop the growing throng of Honduran migrants traveling in a caravan toward the United States. In a series of tweets, the president said that because Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador had failed to stop the caravan, the United States would “begin cutting off, or substantially reducing,” foreign aid to those countries.

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