Kimberly Halkett

Kimberly Halkett

Kimberly Halkett is a Canadian-born journalist, covering the United States since her move to Washington, in 1998. She has reported on the administrations of Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama. Kimberly has served as a reporter and presenter for Al Jazeera since the launch of the network. Prior to joining AJE, Kimberly was a US National Correspondent for Canada’s Global Television network, reporting exclusively for its flagship evening newscast, “Global National.” Currently, Kimberly covers the White House for Al Jazeera.

US & Canada

Backlash grows about Trump's comments on Charlottesville violence

Demonstrators near Donald Trump’s house have protested the US president’s response to Charlottesville violence.

Backlash grows about Trump's comments on Charlottesville violence

US & Canada

Russian PM: US sanctions amount to 'full-scale trade war'

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says new US sanctions against his country amount to a 'full-scale trade war'.

Russian PM: US sanctions amount to 'full-scale trade war'

US & Canada

Trump yet to pass new sanctions on Russia

US President Donald Trump has yet to sign off on legislation imposing tough new sanctions on Russia. The bill is aimed at punishing Moscow for interfering in the US' 2016 presidential election.

Trump yet to pass new sanctions on Russia

US & Canada

Trump-US media tensions hit all-time high

It has been five months into Donald Trump's presidency and his relationship with the media appears to be at an all-time low.

Trump-US media tensions hit all-time high

United States

Republicans reveal bill to replace Obamacare

Republicans in the US senate have presented a bill they want to see replace Obamacare. Thirteen senators have been secretly re-drafting the legislation after it struggled to pass through the House of Representatives last month.

Republicans reveal bill to replace Obamacare

US & Canada

US attorney general to testify in Trump-Russia probe

The United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he will testify publicly to the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into the Trump camp’s campaign ties to Russia.

US attorney general to testify in Trump-Russia probe

Middle East

Trump's anti-Qatar tweets muddle view of US stance on GCC crisis

The White House says President Donald Trump has held talks with Saudi Arabia's King Salman on the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and other Arab countries.

Trump's anti-Qatar tweets muddle view of US stance on GCC crisis

Middle East

US says Trump 'committed to resolving' Gulf diplomatic crisis

The US military says flights out of its airbase in Qatar will not be affected by the regional diplomatic crisis. It has praised the Gulf state for its commitment to regional security.

US says Trump 'committed to resolving' Gulf diplomatic crisis

United States

Trump on climate: I was elected to represent Pittsburg, not Paris

The United States is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement. President Donald Trump says the deal punishes the US and he wants to put American workers first. Al Jazeera’s Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington, DC.

Trump on climate: I was elected to represent Pittsburg, not Paris

US & Canada

Trump interviews two more candidates for FBI director post

Donald Trump has interviewed two more candidates hoping to become FBI director. The successful candidate is expected to be under a lot of scrutiny.

Trump interviews two more candidates for FBI director post

United States

US appeals court upholds Trump travel ban

A US appeals court has upheld a ruling halting Donald Trump’s travel restrictions. The block on the president’s executive order that sought to limit travel from six Muslim-majority nations remains in place.

US appeals court upholds Trump travel ban

US & Canada

Former FBI chief John Brennan: Russia interfered in US election process

Russia "brazenly interfered" in the 2016 US election process despite the head of its FSB security service being warned it would hurt US-Russia ties, according to John Brennan, the former CIA director.

Former FBI chief John Brennan: Russia interfered in US election process