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.
Donald Trump started the week-long Republican Party Convention last night with a speech attacking his Democratic opponent Joe Biden.
In Charlotte, North Carolina, Donald Trump and Mike Pence have been formally nominated as the Republican candidates for the White House as the party’s national convention gets underway. President Trump has already been trying to set the agenda by announcing emergency approval for a new blood plasma treatment for Covid patients – even though experts…
With 74 days to go until the US election, the Democratic candidate Joe Biden has officially accepted the nomination to run for President.
One of President Trump’s former advisers has been charged with trying to defraud people who gave money to a fund to build a wall on the border with Mexico.
President Trump’s rival Joe Biden has been picked as the Democratic candidate to run against him in the election in November.
Never in US history has there been a political convention like this one – as the Democrats head into the second night of their entirely virtual gathering.
The President is pushing for schools to re-open despite the rampant spread of coronavirus.
Past emails between British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein have just been released.
President Trump has floated the idea that this autumn’s presidential election should be delayed, saying that problems with postal ballots mean it will not be fair.
Today for the first time, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Tim Cook of Apple and Sundar Pichai of Alphabet, which owns Google, are all appearing in front of the House subcommittee on market dominance.
President Trump’s National Security adviser Robert O’Brien has tested positive for coronavirus
They close our consulate – we’ll shut theirs: tensions between China and the United States escalate still further
In America, the latest polls show Donald Trump trailing his democratic rival Joe Biden by seven points.
The daily death toll from Covid-19 in America has risen back up to 1,000 where it has not been since the end of May.
In the United States the virus continues to surge with more than three million confirmed cases and a series of record-setting numbers of daily infections there.