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

Trump to kick off 2020 re-election campaign in Florida

From immigration confrontations to trade wars and the economy, Al Jazeera looks at Trump's achievements and failures.

Trump to kick off 2020 re-election campaign in Florida

Middle East

US-Iran tension: 1,500 troops to be sent to the Middle East

New US troop deployed in the Middle East, over tension with Iran.

US-Iran tension: 1,500 troops to be sent to the Middle East

United States

Trump promises 'exciting' State of the Union Address

President Donald Trump has hinted immigration will be a big part of his State of the Union Address on Tuesday.

Trump promises 'exciting' State of the Union Address

US & Canada

Has Trump made 'America great again' in two years?

Donald Trump's time in the White House has been characterised by conflict, disorder and confusion.

Has Trump made 'America great again' in two years?

US & Canada

US: Key issues to expect in next presidential election campaigns

Campaigning for 2020 presidential election will begin in 2019.

US: Key issues to expect in next presidential election campaigns

United States

How does Donald Trump spend time as president?

Former personal doctor has defended Trump against accusations of wasting time at work, claiming he sleeps very little.

How does Donald Trump spend time as president?

Latin America

Trump cancels meeting with Putin at G20 summit in Argentina

The US president plans to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping to cool trade tensions, but cancels a meeting with Russia's Putin and doesn't plan to meet with Saudi Arabia's crown prince.

Trump cancels meeting with Putin at G20 summit in Argentina

News

White House says Trump is not stalling on Khashoggi murder

The White House defends its stance on the Khashoggi affair as pressure builds leading up to an official US report on the journalist's murder.

White House says Trump is not stalling on Khashoggi murder

United States

Trump on immigration: ‘No asylum for illegal migrants’

Using executive powers, President Donald Trump has reduced asylum claims, now mandating a claim can only be considered if a person entered the United States through a legal checkpoint

Trump on immigration: ‘No asylum for illegal migrants’

US Midterms 2018

US midterms 2018: Democrats hopeful of surge of young voters

Democrats have the reason to be optimistic. Young voters, a key demographic for the party, say they plan to show up.

US midterms 2018: Democrats hopeful of surge of young voters

United States

Majority of US women disapprove of Trump's presidency

Conservatives cannot afford to lose female votes to maintain the control of Congress.

Majority of US women disapprove of Trump's presidency

United States

Is Trump thriving on US political divisions?

The recent Pittsburgh synagogue attack has led many to question if the US president's fiery rhetoric is to blame.

Is Trump thriving on US political divisions?