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

India PM expected to get warm welcome in US state of Texas

While US-India tensions have been fraught in recent months, the event is still expected to signal strengthening ties.

India PM expected to get warm welcome in US state of Texas

US & Canada

US gun laws: New firearms control legislation

Trump says he will only support gun laws that support public safety but also uphold the constitutional right to gun ownership.

US gun laws: New firearms control legislation

US & Canada

US election-monitoring agency shuts down

The Federal Election Commission says it no longer has enough members to operate, with potentially serious consequences for 2020 presidential election.

US election-monitoring agency shuts down

US & Canada

Trump's incomplete trade deals

US President Donald Trump's record on trade has become a political liability raising fears of a global recession, investors are nervous and US farmers hit hard by Chinese trade tariffs.

Trump's incomplete trade deals

US & Canada

Donald Trump dismisses economy slowdown concerns

The US is experiencing its lowest unemployment rate in more than a half-century.

Donald Trump dismisses economy slowdown concerns

US & Canada

Trump rolls out measures against documented immigrants

New hardline policy targets documented immigrants who apply for government benefits such as food and housing.

Trump rolls out measures against documented immigrants

US & Canada

US-China trade war: Trump shrugs off concerns

The White House says it expects more talks with Beijing in September to negotiate the 'right deal'.

US-China trade war: Trump shrugs off concerns

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 tensions: 1,500 troops to be sent to the Middle East

New US troops deployed in the Middle East in the midst of tensions with Iran.

US-Iran tensions: 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