Siobhan Kennedy is the Washington Correspondent for Channel 4 News, based in DC.
Siobhan joined Channel 4 News in 2008 where, as Business Editor, she covered the financial crisis, austerity and its impact on the British economy and more recently, Brexit.
Before that, as a reporter for The Times, she worked as Politics and Business Correspondent and prior to that was a correspondent for Reuters in London and New York, where she covered the tech boom and bust and 9/11. She returns to the US just in time for the 2020 election campaign.
‘We followed the President’s orders’. The explosive testimony from top US diplomat and Trump insider, Gordon Sondland at the impeachment inquiry today – as he declared that President Trump wanted pressure on Ukraine to investigate his political rival Joe Biden. Orders he said came through Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Orders that were, as he…
President Trump has condemned the impeachment hearings on Capitol Hill as a “kangaroo court” – as two key White House aides gave their evidence in public today.
President Trump has been accused of intimidating a witness at his impeachment hearing by attacking her on Twitter while she was testifying.
In the US, for weeks we have been hearing leaked reports from inside the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump.
It’s the start of a crucial week for President Trump as public hearings begin in the impeachment inquiry – investigating whether Mr Trump put pressure on Ukraine to investigate his Democratic rival Joe Biden.
President Trump is accused of withholding military aid to Ukraine in order to pressure the Ukrainian President into investigating his political rival Joe Biden.
President Trump also dismissed Labour warnings that the NHS would be up for sale after Brexit.
The hearings will now go public after weeks of testimony behind closed doors – and could prove a defining issue in next year’s Presidential election.
The British family of a teenage motorcyclist have announced they are suing the Trump administration over its handling of the crash which killed him.
Now a year and a half after up to 87 million Facebook profiles were harvested in the Cambridge Analytica data scandal Mark Zuckerberg is still facing questions over his role in the affair.
The US Ambassador to Ukraine has given explosive testimony to an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.
A fragile peace in northern Syria appears to have been shattered, with reports – denied by Turkey – that shelling has started again.
Tonight, as well as Brexit, members of the European Council are discussing Turkey’s agreement to ‘pause’ its military assault in Syria. The American Vice President Mike Pence, who is in Ankara to persuade President Erdogan to stop the offensive, says a ‘pause’ for 120 hours has been agreed.
President Trump is downplaying America’s ties to the Kurds as he attempts to defend his decision to withdraw US troops in Syria, which is what triggered Turkey to launch its offensive. But Republicans and Democrats remain unified in criticism of the President for abandoning an ally.
Turkey has launched a series of airstrikes and artillery fire against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria – as President Erdogan declared his mission was to eradicate ‘the threat of terror’. Witnesses reported panic in the streets, claiming civilian areas were being targeted. In the last hour – President Trump declared the US did ‘not endorse’…