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-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

US & Canada

Doubt over US role in Middle East peace process

The US denies reports that it's discussing the possibility of Israel annexing illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Doubt over US role in Middle East peace process

US & Canada

Trump unveils $4.4 trillion budget proposal

President Donald Trump has proposed a $4.4 trillion federal budget for 2019, a plan Congress is expected to all but ignore.

Trump unveils $4.4 trillion budget proposal

US & Canada

Trump poised for clash with FBI over classified memo

Just as Hope Hicks, White House communications director, faces accusations of obstruction of justice, the memo - according to Democrats - could undermine special prosecutor Mueller's Russia investigation.

Trump poised for clash with FBI over classified memo

US & Canada

'Teleprompter Trump' to deliver first State of the Union speech

The president's address to Congress is expected to offer insight into his legislative agenda.

'Teleprompter Trump' to deliver first State of the Union 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