Former US president Donald Trump attempted to overturn the election results,   notes released on Friday show. Photograph:  Andy Jacobsohn/AFP via Getty Images

Former US president Donald Trump pressured the department of justice to declare last year’s presidential election corrupt, as he sought to bolster fal(...)

Taoiseach pushes back against calls in US for referendum on Irish unity  File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has stressed the importance of reconciliation as he pushed back against recent calls in the United States for a referendum on(...)

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald, Gerry Adams and Michelle O’Neill: as well as engagement with decision-makers in the American capital, Sinn Féin’s US arm has also increased its online presence since the Covid-19 pandemic hit

Millions of Americans who opened their print and e-paper editions of the New York Times and Washington Post on Wednesday were greeted with an unusual (...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald welcomed move of Irish American groups. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A new advertisement campaign calling for a referendum on Irish unity will be rolled out in several US newspapers today, as the Friends of Sinn Féin or(...)

President-elect Joe Biden: Democratic candidates Jon Ossoff and Rev Raphael Warnock are seeking to flip two seats held by Republicans in Georgia. If both win, Democrats will have an effective majority in the Senate. Photograph: Susan Walsh/AP

The United States passed a new Covid milestone, recording 3,000 deaths in a single day, as the pandemic continued to spread across the country. More (...)

Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff will control most of the questioning.   Photograph: Reuters/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

Millions of Americans are expected to tune into TV screens on Wednesday as the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into US president Dona(...)

US Congressman Richard Neal speaks during a meeting with Tánaiste Simon Coveney in Dublin on April 16th, 2019. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters.

A member of the United States House of Representatives has warned that US Congress will not pass a trade deal with Britain if the Belfast Agreement is(...)

Republican congressman Peter King, the co-chair of the Irish caucus on Capitol Hill, together with New York Democrat Tom Suozzi, brought forward the resolution to the House of Representatives. Photograph: iStock

A resolution supporting the Good Friday Agreement has been proposed in the US Congress. Republican congressman Peter King, the co-chair of the Irish (...)

Representative Richard Neal (L) said Congress, and not the US president, writes trade agreements. Photograph: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

The head of the US congressional committee responsible for trade policy has warned Britain that a trade deal with the United States will not happen if(...)

Congressional Democrats had scheduled former White House lawyer Don McGahn to testify about events described in the Mueller report but US president Donald Trump has blocked this. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty

The Trump administration has blocked former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, dismissing(...)

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