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

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

United States

US midterm elections: A surge in women vying for office

Labor Day Monday is the unofficial start of heavy campaigning and many of the record numbers of female candidates are running against, or on, President Trump's relatively short time in office.

US midterm elections: A surge in women vying for office

US & Canada

Trump announces another top White House aide to step down

Counsel Don McGahn, who has been involved with probe into Russian meddling in 2016 election, will leave post, sparking suspicion that another member of Trump's inner circle is turning against him.

Trump announces another top White House aide to step down

US & Canada

Trump accuses Google, Facebook and Twitter of bias

US president mulls action against tech giants for allegedly silencing conservative views, and giving prominence to news articles critical of him.

Trump accuses Google, Facebook and Twitter of bias

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