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

FBI Clinton probe report finds investigation flawed

Former FBI Director James Comey has been accused of mishandling the investigation.

FBI Clinton probe report finds investigation flawed

Asia Pacific

Trump-Kim timeline: From insults to handshakes

From threatening to destroy each other's countries, to an historic meet-and-greet, the rocky relationship between US president and North Korea's leader has been one filled with fluctuations.

Trump-Kim timeline: From insults to handshakes

US & Canada

US-Russia probe: Trump claims 'absolute right' to pardon himself

Meanwhile, Paul Manafort, US president's former campaign chairman, has been accused of attempting to tamper with potential witnesses by the special counsel investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election

US-Russia probe: Trump claims 'absolute right' to pardon himself

United States

S Korean president arrives in US amid fears for Kim-Trump summit

President Moon is hoping to convince President Trump to accept a compromise that will allow the summit to go forward as planned.

S Korean president arrives in US amid fears for Kim-Trump summit

US & Canada

UK in last-ditch effort to convince Trump to keep nuclear deal

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson meets US counterpart, Mike Pompeo, ahead of US president's decision on Tuesday on fate of Iran deal.

UK in last-ditch effort to convince Trump to keep nuclear deal

Donald Trump

Stormy Daniels case: Trump admits porn star payment

After Rudy Giuliani contradicted the president's earlier claim that he had no knowledge of the payment, Trump jumped on Twitter to defend his actions as 'very common among ... people of wealth'.

Stormy Daniels case: Trump admits porn star payment

US & Canada

Russia inquiry: Ty Cobb leaves Trump's legal team

Ty Cobb will be replaced by a lawyer who defended former US President Bill Clinton from impeachment 20 years ago.

Russia inquiry: Ty Cobb leaves Trump's legal team

United States

Trump vows to maintain 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

Although the president's rhetoric regarding Kim Jong-un has mellowed, the US still says it wants to see steps toward denuclearisation before any talks between the two leaders.

Trump vows to maintain 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

Politics

Ronny Jackson withdraws nomination for VA secretary

The White House doctor withdrew his nomination for Secretary of Veterans Affairs after mounting allegations that he drank on the job.

Ronny Jackson withdraws nomination for VA secretary

US & Canada

Trump to host France's Macron for first state visit to US

The two men reportedly enjoy a strong rapport, but their relationship could be tested given differences over several foreign policy issues, including the Iran Nuclear Agreement.

Trump to host France's Macron for first state visit to US

US & Canada

Trump to address Congress on gun control

US president's address to Congress comes just two weeks after the deadly mass school shooting in Florida which left 17 people dead.

Trump to address Congress on gun control

US & Canada

Trump-Russia probe: Lawyer pleads guilty to lying to FBI

Alex van der Zwaan, son-in-law of a Ukrainian-Russian oligarch, has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his conversations with an ex-Trump campaign official.

Trump-Russia probe: Lawyer pleads guilty to lying to FBI