Marion McKeone

Marion McKeone

Sex, lies and shutdowns: just another week on Planet Trump

Sex, lies and shutdowns: just another week on Planet Trump

The revelations of Donald Trump’s alleged affair with adult entertainer Stormy Daniels would have ended almost any other US presidency on the spot - but not this one

Horrors at home

Horrors at home

The stomach-churning story of the Turpins, a seemingly normal smalltown American couple who imprisoned, tortured and starved their 13 children for years, has opened up a conversation about homeschooling in the US

Feat of flames: Marion McKeone reviews 'Fire and Fury'

Feat of flames: Marion McKeone reviews 'Fire and Fury'

Wolff, the poodle-turned-pitbull, didn’t so much bite the hand that fed him as rip off the entire arm

How Trump failed to keep the Wolff from the door

How Trump failed to keep the Wolff from the door

Michael Wolff’s new tell-all book about the Trump administration is as terrifying as it is titillating

Profile of Robert Mueller: Trump’s tireless nemesis

Profile of Robert Mueller: Trump’s tireless nemesis

It’s hard to imagine two men who are less alike than Trump and Mueller, the former FBI director, attorney and federal prosecutor who was appointed to investigate alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election

2017 in the USA: A Year Of Leading Dangerously

2017 in the USA: A Year Of Leading Dangerously

Chaos reigned and the lowest common denominator prevailed in the White House. But as the US begins preparing for the mid-term elections in November, 2018 could be a year of reckoning for Donald Trump – but only if his foes finally raise their game

Jones victory a lesson for Democrat slow learners

Jones victory a lesson for Democrat slow learners

The hangover for Trump and the Republicans who supported alleged sexual predator Roy Moore is only setting in. To sell one’s soul is one thing. But to sell it so cheaply is another

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.