Marion McKeone

Marion McKeone

The domino effect

The domino effect

The decision of Mike Flynn to plead guilty to lying to the FBI opens the door to many questions, such as, why was Trump so eager to shield his former security adviser and what was Jared Kushner’s role in the affair?

Steve Bannon: The seventh career adventist

Steve Bannon: The seventh career adventist

Bannon has been a naval officer, a banker and Donald Trump’s chief strategist, among other things. Now he has turned disruptor of the Republican establishment

Where the skies aren’t  so blue

Where the skies aren’t so blue

It is hunting season and a ‘welcome sign’ marks the entrance to Alabama, but the view from within is an appalling vista of a state divided by the Judge Roy Moore debacle

Flynn at the centre of Russian collusion investigation

Flynn at the centre of Russian collusion investigation

If Michael Flynn is indicted in the coming days, Trump will be facing a crisis that he can no longer dismiss as ‘fake news’

Trump’s folly: The House that Donald Built

Trump’s folly: The House that Donald Built

The attempts to infuse one of Washington’s historic buildings with large doses of US president Donald Trump’s in-your-face brand of bling have been less than successful

Paying for proximity to a president

Paying for proximity to a president

Just four days after Donald Trump’s surprise election victory, the Trump International Hotel on...

No Moore shall they part

No Moore shall they part

Roy Moore is accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. He is also currently leading the polls to be the next Senator of Alabama, and Donald Trump and the Republican Party are both still backing him to the hilt. Welcome to politics, American-style, in the year 2017

Marion McKeone: The Trump Timeline

Marion McKeone: The Trump Timeline

This is unprecedented. A timeline of extraordinary events.

Marion McKeone: 'Even Watergate doesn't come close'

Marion McKeone: 'Even Watergate doesn't come close'

Donald Trump is in Asia, but he has left behind a White House in utter disarray

Marion McKeone on Trump and the Russian connection

Marion McKeone on Trump and the Russian connection

How likely is Donald Trump, or any of his administration’s advisers and officials, to face conviction or imprisonment?

Kelly 'tainted irrevocably' by Trump

Kelly 'tainted irrevocably' by Trump

Four-star general wheeled out to provide moral fig leaf for Trump's blustering response to death of four US soldiers

Ireland failing to cash in on $100bn video game industry

Ireland failing to cash in on $100bn video game industry

Tax breaks have helped lure film and TV crews, but not the video gaming industry

Profile Tom Barrack: The chaos whisperer

Profile Tom Barrack: The chaos whisperer

The longtime Trump adviser has come to the aid of The Weinstein Company

Harvey Weinstein: Fall of a Tinseltown tyrant

Harvey Weinstein: Fall of a Tinseltown tyrant

The legendary producer has been fired by the company he co-founded, abandoned by advisers and shunned by the industry that for three decades lionised him

Lights, camera, culture: LA gets ready for Ireland week

Lights, camera, culture: LA gets ready for Ireland week

Every October, British creative types decamp to LA for a week to mingle with their Hollywood cous...