Marion McKeone

Marion McKeone

Donald Trump’s mounting missteps

Donald Trump’s mounting missteps

Senior Republicans and military figures were shocked at the refusal by a respected former military leader to take the top security job

Marion McKeone: More storm clouds gather over White House

Marion McKeone: More storm clouds gather over White House

The young administration is already in disarray and besieged by infighting. Controversies and questions are mounting

Marion McKeone: Happy clappy retreat fails to heal Democrat wounds

Marion McKeone: Happy clappy retreat fails to heal Democrat wounds

The Democratic Party is split on how to handle outcome of bruising election as critics point out it cannot rely on Trump’s shortcomings to propel it back to power, writes Marion McKeone

Unwelcome developments: Donald Trump's immigration orders

Unwelcome developments: Donald Trump's immigration orders

A new draft executive order will introduce significant restrictions to non-immigrant visas that allow Irish students, professionals, skilled workers, start-ups and even tourists into the US

Two-fisted Trump comes out swinging

Two-fisted Trump comes out swinging

The new US president was full of bluster in his first week in office, but a number of his much-hyped big ideas are already falling apart

The ultimate dog that caught the car

The ultimate dog that caught the car

Trump painted a picture of America that could have been torn from the pages of Cormac MacCarthy’s The Road, but without the lyricism

In the eye of the storm, Trump’s not for turning

In the eye of the storm, Trump’s not for turning

Will the president-elect run his White House in the same cavalier manner as his divisive election campaign?

Obama signing off with style, humour and dignity

Obama signing off with style, humour and dignity

Barack Obama emerged from eight years in the Oval Office with his dignity intact at least

Trump’s battle with intelligence

Trump’s battle with intelligence

Trump's election has been an unmitigated success for Putin's Russia

Post US election, a sombre thanksgiving

Post US election, a sombre thanksgiving

While Donald Trump stuffs his cabinet with controversial figures, millions of dinner tables were divided by political allegiance

Marion McKeone: 'A recount could spell trouble after Donald Trump's election victory'

Marion McKeone: 'A recount could spell trouble after Donald Trump's election victory'

The Clinton campaign is making no comment on Jill Stein’s bid to reverse the ballot ouctome in three states

Fear and loathing in Trump tower

Fear and loathing in Trump tower

After his stunning victory, Donald Trump is doling out the plum posts for his White House, sparking off a round of vicious infighting among his cronies

From the improbable to the unbelievable

From the improbable to the unbelievable

The idea a man whose business career was mostly cartoonish fiction could succeed Obama seemed absurd

“We’ve all got to stick together...this is the Yankee Brexit!”

“We’ve all got to stick together...this is the Yankee Brexit!”

The American voters who fell for Trump will be rewarded with half-truths, exaggerations, threats and recriminations

Trump’s jobs for the boys

Trump’s jobs for the boys

The US president-elect can call on his experience from The Apprentice tv show as he doles out 4,000 political appointments