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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 revokes security clearance of ex-CIA director John Brennan

The former CIA chief has been an outspoken critic of the president and the White House has indicated it is considering similar action against other opponents of the administration.

Trump revokes security clearance of ex-CIA director John Brennan

US & Canada

Trump calls ex-White House aide 'wacky' and a 'lowlife'

US president's comments on Omarosa Manigault Newman come in response to the former aide's tell-all book.

Trump calls ex-White House aide 'wacky' and a 'lowlife'

Donald Trump

US: 'Chain migration' grants Melania Trump's parents citizenship

Trump has been a critic of the 'family reunification' immigration policy from which the first lady's parents appear to have benefited.

US: 'Chain migration' grants Melania Trump's parents citizenship

US & Canada

Trump denies knowing about Russia meeting in Trump Tower

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, says that the then-candidate knew about the meeting between his son and Russians with ties to the Kremlin, allegations the president denies.

Trump denies knowing about Russia meeting in Trump Tower

US & Canada

US-EU trade: Trump promises not to impose new tariffs

The US and EU agreed to set up a joint commission on trade that will address their shared goals.

US-EU trade: Trump promises not to impose new tariffs

US & Canada

Trump to give $12bn bailout for farmers hurt by trade war

Trump administration's plan is aimed at protecting US farmers affected by tit-for-tat tariffs targeting dairy, soy and pork farmers.

Trump to give $12bn bailout for farmers hurt by trade war

United States

Capitol Hill reacts to Trump-Putin summit

On Capitol Hill, US politicians from both parties and former intelligence officials are condemning Trump's remarks.

Capitol Hill reacts to Trump-Putin summit

US & Canada

How significant is Trump's Supreme Court pick?

Grassroots groups on both sides of the US political spectrum are mobilizing to influence the outcome of the nomination.

How significant is Trump's Supreme Court pick?

US & Canada

Trade wars: More US tariffs expected on Chinese imports

Trump is refusing to back down on his decision to impose tariffs on billions of dollars in imports from trading partners.

Trade wars: More US tariffs expected on Chinese imports

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