US president Donald Trump: His team spent $11 million on a 60-second ad during the Super Bowl in February. Photograph: Saul Loeb

“Can you donate $25 to make history?” That’s just one of the emails from Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris flooding into inboxes ac(...)

 A woman waves an American flag as president Trump supporters watch the presidential debate at the Trump Victory Campaign center in Katy, Texas. Photograph:  Mark Felix/AFPGetty Images

In many ways Texas epitomises a certain idea of America – a land of cowboys and Stetsons, and a tradition of proud small-government individualism. Th(...)

US president Donald Trump: “They will take your guns away . . . Our country will never be a socialist country.” Photograph: Chris Carlson

Donald Trump has been officially nominated as the Republican Party’s candidate in November’s presidential election, as the Republican National Convent(...)

Counselor to the US president Kellyanne Conway has announced that she will leave the white house at the end of August 2020. Also her husband George Conway is withdrawing from The Lincoln Project. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

Kellyanne Conway has announced that she is leaving the Trump administration next week to “focus on her family”. In a statement that might have read l(...)

US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr Anthony Fauci speaks under the eye of US president Donald Trump in April. Photograph: Leah Millis

The White House is considering disbanding its coronavirus task force, vice-president Mike Pence said on Tuesday, as the death toll from Covid-19 in th(...)