Marion McKeone

Marion McKeone

Marion McKeone: Trump’s White House fighting on all fronts

Marion McKeone: Trump’s White House fighting on all fronts

Between James Comey’s new tell-all book, Trump’s lawyer’s legal problems and air strikes on Damascus, it has been a stormy few days for the US administration

The Good Friday Agreement at 20: George Mitchell talks to Marion McKeone

The Good Friday Agreement at 20: George Mitchell talks to Marion McKeone

A seasoned veteran of US politics, George Mitchell needed all his reserves of patience and diplomacy to nurse both sides through the tortuous talks that gave birth to the Good Friday Agreement

Trump’s retail therapy puts Bezos in his sights

Trump’s retail therapy puts Bezos in his sights

The US president has spent the week attacking Amazon magnate Jeff Bezos, owner of a newspaper that has been sharply critical of his policies. But, as ever where Trump is concerned, there’s a money angle too

Here come the girls

Here come the girls

Revulsion at Trump’s policies and conduct appears to have spurred a record number of women to declare an interest in running for the 2018 mid-term elections

Letter from America: 'Are you next?'

Letter from America: 'Are you next?'

By now the White House, stacked with members who have either been fired or are on the way out, was starting to resemble an unemployment exchange office

Raging bulls and restless natives: Marion McKeone on America

Raging bulls and restless natives: Marion McKeone on America

For The Sunday Business Post’s US correspondent Marion McKeone, America resists a single definition. In this essay, she explores its complex landscape, arguing the case for hope beyond the battleground for red and blue states

McKeone on 12 months of Trump: A year of leading dangerously

McKeone on 12 months of Trump: A year of leading dangerously

Donald Trump’s first 12 months in the White House were dominated by scandals, spying allegations and sackings as the new president tried and signally failed to get to grips with the demands of the office

McKeone on gun control: Is time running out for the gun lobby?

McKeone on gun control: Is time running out for the gun lobby?

The Valentine’s Day massacre at Parkland high school marked a tipping point in the American gun control debate. How long can the Second Amendment survive?

McKeone on Weinstein: Sex, lies and the downfall of a movie mogul

McKeone on Weinstein: Sex, lies and the downfall of a movie mogul

In the wake of the Weinstein sex scandal came the fall of a Tinseltown tyrant

McKeone on the rise of Ivanka Trump: Forget feminism, this is pure nepotism

McKeone on the rise of Ivanka Trump: Forget feminism, this is pure nepotism

Few images provoked such ire as the appearance of Ivanka Trump at a meeting of world leaders at the G20 summit in July 2017

McKeone on alt-right: Prejudice updated for the tech generation

McKeone on alt-right: Prejudice updated for the tech generation

In the aftermath of the Charlottesville far-right rally, a compelling picture was drawn of a cultural movement based on bias and exclusion

McKeone on: The White House’s woman problem

McKeone on: The White House’s woman problem

The #MeToo movement sent shock waves around the world, but the Trump administration remained tone deaf to what was happening

McKeone on Weiner: A political story that got personal

McKeone on Weiner: A political story that got personal

The story of how golden couple Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin fell spectacularly from grace

McKeone on Stormy  Daniels: The president and the  porn star

McKeone on Stormy Daniels: The president and the porn star

Donald Trump’s attempts to silence the adult film star with whom he had an affair have backfired spectacularly

Government to review format of St Patrick’s Day visit to US

Government to review format of St Patrick’s Day visit to US

Although the visit was regarded as extremely successful, a government spokesman acknowledged that it may be time to review the Taoiseach’s traditional St Patrick’s Day visit to the US