In the latest surprise of the 2016 US presidential election, the email of the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s campaign was hacked, pushing thousands of personal messages into the public sphere. We speak to the Guardian’s Washington correspondent David Smith about the implications of email hacking on the 2016 race and elections to come
There are only days before Americans head to the polls to decide who will become their next commander-in-chief: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. While Trump’s campaign has been barraged by allegations of sexual assault and tax-related controversies, Clinton has faced criticism connected to her etiquette in handling emails. In her camp’s latest email-related incident, John Podesta, her campaign chairman’s gmail was hacked, revealing thousands of personal emails into the public domain.