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.

United States

Trump and the Media: Jeff Flake blast Trump in Senate speech

The US president has recently come under fire from within his own party by those who claim he is eroding public trust in US institutions by threatening anyone critical of him.

Trump and the Media: Jeff Flake blast Trump in Senate speech

United States

Donald Trump denies derogatory country remarks

The US president reportedly called African and a number of other nations 'shithole countries' in a private meeting.

Donald Trump denies derogatory country remarks

US & Canada

Trump attacks US courts, says no DACA deal without the wall

Donald Trump called the US court system 'broken' and 'unfair' after a US federal judge barred the administration from ending the Obama-era DACA protections.

Trump attacks US courts, says no DACA deal without the wall

US & Canada

Trump addresses FBI National Academy

The US president has been critical of the FBI and the agency's role in special prosecutor Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Trump addresses FBI National Academy

US & Canada

White House dismisses questions on Trump's health

The White House has been fielding questions over the US president's health.

White House dismisses questions on Trump's health

US & Canada

Is President Donald Trump above the law?

Legislators in the US Congress are looking into the possibility of introducing articles of impeachment against Donald Trump for alleged obstruction of justice.

Is President Donald Trump above the law?

US & Canada

Former Trump adviser Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI

US President Donald Trump's former national security adviser has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with the Russian ambassador.

Former Trump adviser Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI

Donald Trump

Trump brings 'Christmas' back to the White House

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump vowed to bring back Christmas - and the First Lady has heeded that call.

Trump brings 'Christmas' back to the White House

US & Canada

US Congress passes Trump's tax reform bill

Donald Trump's tax reform bill has passed Congress and faces one more step to become law, it needs to pass in the Senate.

US Congress passes Trump's tax reform bill

US & Canada

Trump returns home after Asia tour

US President Donald Trump has concluded his 12-day trip to Asia, visiting Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines.

Trump returns home after Asia tour

Politics

Republican Moore faces allegations in senate elections

Republican Roy Moore's senate race in Alabama is threatened by allegations of sexual misconduct.

Republican Moore faces allegations in senate elections

Americas

From the Clinton campaign to the Trump White House

One year after the US presidential election, White House correspondent Kimberly Halkett reflects on covering the presidency many didn't expect.

From the Clinton campaign to the Trump White House