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.
The US has drafted a UN Security Council resolution calling for a “temporary ceasefire” in Gaza, linked to the release of hostages held by Hamas.
Ukraine’s military says it has used naval drones to destroy a Russian landing ship off the coast of Crimea – in another embarrassing blow for Russia’s Black Sea fleet.
Joe Biden is fighting back after a prosecutor issued a scathing report saying he “wilfully retained” classified documents, but won’t face charges because of his poor memory.
The ‘January 6th’ attack on the US Capitol in 2021 was not an ‘insurrection’ but a ‘riot’, lawyers for Donald Trump have told the US Supreme court.
In the US, a federal appeals court has ruled that Donald Trump does not have immunity from charges that he plotted to overturn the 2020 election result.
Iraq has warned of disastrous consequences for the region, after the US launched air strikes on 85 targets used by Iranian-backed militias in Iraq and Syria. It said 16 people were killed in Iraq, some of them civilians. The strikes were in retaliation for a drone attack which killed three US troops last Sunday. And…
While the billions of dollars which the United States promised to Ukraine have been blocked by political infighting, the White House is busy focusing on the Middle East, including the promised retaliation for drone strikes in Jordan which killed three US service members, and new sanctions against Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank.
She’s the world’s biggest pop icon, who’s dating an American football star, but Taylor Swift has suddenly become the focus of right wing conspiracy theorists – who’ve accused her of being a deep-state psy-op agent of the Pentagon, in league with her boyfriend to push Covid vaccines and get the Democrats back into power. If…
President Biden has been meeting members of his national security team to discuss the Jordan attack. The Pentagon said the United States would take “all necessary actions” to protect American troops.
Donald Trump’s shadow is looming over a major row in the US Senate where Republicans have been blocking tens of billions of dollars in crucial military aid for Ukraine – by tying it to tougher security measures along America’s border.
The fight isn’t over yet – Republican presidential hopeful Nikki Haley has insisted – after Donald Trump’s decisive win in the New Hampshire Primary – making history after his victory in Iowa just over a week ago.
The tiny state of New Hampshire is voting today in a primary race which could decide if Donald Trump’s path to the Republican presidential nomination is a done deal – or whether his last rival standing, Nikki Haley, can stop him in his tracks. Mr Trump’s lead in the polls is in double digits, but…
Before yesterday, Donald Trump had relentlessly mocked his Republican rival Ron De Santis as, amongst other things, ‘Ron De Santimonious’.
As a former drug dealer and addict – the country music star Jelly Roll now wants to be “part of the solution” to America’s fentanyl crisis.
Freezing cold with a larger population of pigs than people, rural Iowa can make or break a presidential campaign. And Donald Trump has taken a significant step towards becoming the Republican Party presidential candidate with a record win in the state’s caucuses.