23 May 2022

Ardern heads to US, meeting with Biden hangs in balance

From Checkpoint, 5:42 pm on 23 May 2022

The Prime Minister will head to the United States tonight for a whirlwind trade mission - but plans to visit the White House still hang in the balance.

Jacinda Ardern has stops planned in New York, Washington DC, Boston, San Francisco and Seattle.

But her recent bout of Covid-19 has thrown the schedule awry and potentially put a meeting with the US President Joe Biden in jeopardy.

Here's our deputy political editor Craig McCulloch.