A summary of information that is public regarding the probe into the Russian role in the election and the consequent firing of FBI director James Comey.
Democrats are worried Comey’s firing could jeopardise the ongoing FBI probe and have renewed calls for an independent investigation.
Clinton’s advisers say they see little benefit in her going toe-to-toe with Trump over every personal accusation, generating sound bites that would dominate cable news broadcasts. Rather, they are happy for him to be embroiled in controversy while Clinton focuses on policy.
Warren, a leader of the Democratic Party’s progressive wing and a potential vice presidential pick, said Clinton had spent her career fighting for liberal values while Trump, a wealthy real estate developer, was focused on boosting his bottom line.
Clinton said she would aim to close tax loopholes for the rich, raise the federal minimum wage, strengthen labor unions and reject international trade deals that do not benefit US workers.
Clinton’s remarks were intended in part to show she would not be cowed and that she could go toe-to-toe with him in scornful put-downs.