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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Trump-backed candidate wins Alabama runoff

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/18/18, 12:32 pm

In a campaign that came down to loyalty to President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., overwhelmingly defeated pro-Trump conservative Bobby Bright on Tuesday in a GOP primary runoff election for her seat in Congress. Roby captured 67 percent of the vote, after earning only 39 percent in a five-candidate primary field in June. Since no candidate earned a majority of the vote, it forced a runoff between the four-term incumbent and second-place finisher Bright. Roby is favored to win reelection in November against Democrat Tabitha Isner.

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Giuliani slams Strzok testimony

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/13/18, 01:03 pm

President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani responded harshly Friday to FBI agent Peter Strzok’s congressional testimony by calling it a disgrace. “President Trump is being investigated by people who possess pathological hatred for him,” tweeted Giuliani, the former mayor of New York. 

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Fracas in House as Strzok testifies

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/12/18, 02:06 pm

A tension-filled House hearing for FBI agent Peter Strzok erupted into chaos along partisan lines Thursday. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., threatened to recess the meeting and hold Strzok in contempt if he did not answer questions from Republicans about anti-Trump text messages he sent during the 2016 presidential campaign. Republican and Democratic lawmakers yelled at each other as Democrats objected, but Goodlatte let the hearing proceed.

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