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.

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?

Middle East

Saudi lobbying in the US under spotlight after Khashoggi murder

As the Trump Administration works with Congress to determine a response to Khashoggi's murder, Saudi lobbyists in Washington, DC are under greater spotlight.

Saudi lobbying in the US under spotlight after Khashoggi murder

US & Canada

Kavanaugh scandal: White House says it is not limiting FBI probe

The White House denies it is trying to limit the FBI investigation into US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Kavanaugh scandal: White House says it is not limiting FBI probe

US & Canada

Will Trump fire Rod Rosenstein over Russia interference probe?

Rosenstein will meet President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday amid reports that his job is on the line.

Will Trump fire Rod Rosenstein over Russia interference probe?

US & Canada

Donald Trump questions Brett Kavanaugh accuser on Twitter

After days of unexpected restraint, the US president has lashed out at Christine Blasey Ford, the women who accused Trump's Supreme Court nominee of sexually assaulting her.

Donald Trump questions Brett Kavanaugh accuser on Twitter

United States

Trump rejects Puerto Rico hurricane latest death toll

The Puerto Rican government says nearly 3,000 people died in in the aftermath of 2017's Hurricane Maria.

Trump rejects Puerto Rico hurricane latest death toll

US & Canada

Trump authorizes sanctions over election meddling

Executive order against individuals or countries who interfered in vote comes with mid-term elections just weeks away.

Trump authorizes sanctions over election meddling