Nigel Farage has described Donald Trump’s “go back” comments aimed at four congresswomen of colour as “genius”.

Nigel Farage has described Donald Trump’s “go back” comments aimed at four congresswomen of colour as “genius”. The US president’s remarks were widel(...)

 US president Donald Trump: if any other global leader made similar comments, they would be gone from office, forced to resign immediately. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski / AFP/Getty Images

Two and a half years into Donald Trump’s presidency, it often seems that the US president has lost his power to shock, that the standards of president(...)

US first lady Melania Trump listens as president Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on Thursday. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

US president Donald Trump tried on Thursday to distance himself from chants of “send her back” that rippled through his campaign rally in North Caroli(...)

Democratic members of Congress Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib  listen as Ilhan Omar  speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Monday. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/New York Times

When US president Donald Trump wrote in a tweet on Sunday that “’progressive’ Democrat congresswomen” should “go back and help fix the totally broken (...)

US Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (L), Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib (R) are three of the four Congresswomen president Trump ‘go back’ to the ‘totally broken and crime infested places from which they came’.  Photograph: Erin Scott/Reuters

The US House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn recent comments by Donald Trump as racist, following one of the most acrimonious debates o(...)

 US representatives Ayanna Pressley speaks as, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib  and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez look on  during a press conference to address remarks made by  Donald Trump. Photograph: Getty Images

On Monday US president Donald Trump told four non-white members of Congress to “go back” to the “totally broken and crime-infested places from which t(...)

Democratic congresswomen  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and  Ilhan Omar with Republican House member Haley Stevens in Washington on January 4th last.   Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has doubled down on his inflammatory comments about four young congresswomen, arguing that they should “apologise” to the Un(...)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: damned if you double cleanse and lazy if you don’t. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Last week, towards the end of her first month in office, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democratic representative for the Bronx and Queens in New York, pos(...)

 Katie Hill, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,  Lauren Underwood  and Angie Craig: tracked Mitch McConnell to petition him to have a vote to reopen the government. Photograph: Sarah Silbiger/New York Times

After I’d been writing a column for a few years, a male boss gave me a T-shirt depicting the Furies swooping. He didn’t mean it as a compliment. The(...)

 Nancy Pelosi is applauded after her election as speaker of the US House of Representatives on Thursday. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Ebullient Democrats assumed control of the US House of Representatives on Thursday and elected Nancy Pelosi of California speaker, returning her to a (...)