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.
In the past few hours, the US House of Representatives has begun the process of transmitting articles of Impeachment against President Trump to the Senate, meaning a trial over his removal could begin within days, Our Washington correspondent Siobhan Kennedy is in DC.
Donald Trump is one step closer to a historic trial in the Senate, where he’ll become the third US President to face a vote for removal.
There’s more bad news for the embattled planemaker Boeing, whose jet crashed in Iran.
After praising US forces for last week’s drone strike that killed top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, Mr Trump demanded the UK and others walk away from the Iran nuclear deal.
In America, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has again declined to give evidence of the “imminent” threat that led to the drone strike on General Soleimani – saying the President had been given “broad detail” of the intelligence.
In Washington, President Trump’s staff are again having to defend and explain his tweets. The latest? Threatening strikes on cultural sites across Iran.
Amid calls for restraint across the world, in Washington, leading Democrats called it a “dangerous escalation” which could leave the US on the brink of another major conflict .
Now – a dubious honour for Donald Trump – who’s become only the third US president in history to be impeached by the House of Representatives.
He’s a man with a keen interest in securing his place in history. Now Donald Trump looks likely to achieve that goal – but for all the wrong reasons as he looks set to become just the third President in American history to be impeached.
Boeing has announced it will be suspending production of its troubled 737 Max airliner after two crashes killed nearly 350 people.
Full vote in US House of Representatives likely to be held next week, to formally impeach President Trump.
For the fourth time in US history, a President is formally facing articles of impeachment.
President Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, has made a surprise visit to Ukraine.
Traditionally the impeachment of a President would always be seen as a humiliation for the United States. Democrats are now presenting it as a chance for America to redeem itself.
As President Trump made his way back to the US his mood may only get worse. The second public phase of impeachment hearings against him has ploughed on in his absence and today constitutional experts testified that his conduct is indeed grounds for removal from office, even – worse than Richard Nixon’s offences during Watergate.