Friday February 28, 2020

US presidential election: five, four, three, two…one

Trump chances reassessed as FBI intervention tightens polls, writes Siobhán Brett

2nd November, 2016
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally in Florida. Pic: Getty

It is the last Wednesday before the election and James Comey’s is the unlikely name being mentioned in workplace canteens and in recent exchanges on the New York City subway.

Comey, America is of the belief, might have altered the course of the election in a manner that, until he did it, seemed undoable.

The headlines, though, were initially quite unsatisfying. The decision to return to the e-mail seemed to have had something...

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