Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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Bernie Sanders drops out of presidential race

by Harvest Prude
Posted 4/08/20, 12:32 pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden has a clear path to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination after his final opponent exited the race. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., announced his decision to drop out on a phone call with campaign staff on Wednesday.

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Navy secretary resigns

by Harvest Prude
Posted 4/08/20, 11:07 am

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly fired the captain of a coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier, calling him “too naive or too stupid” to have command in front of the crew. Modly resigned on Tuesday after issuing an apology. Defense Secretary Mark Esper appointed Army Undersecretary Jim McPherson to succeed Modly.

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Inspector general shakeup in Washington

by Harvest Prude
Posted 4/08/20, 11:03 am

Republican lawmakers want answers after President Donald Trump ousted two federal watchdogs from their positions. On Friday, Trump fired Michael Atkinson, inspector general of intelligence. On Tuesday, he demoted Glenn Fine from acting Defense Department inspector general.

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