Democrats to boycott Senate judiciary committee vote on BarrettTrump and Biden to have second TV debate in NashvilleObama returns to campaign trail for BidenFBI warns Russia and Iran obtained US voter dataSign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 10.46am BST Just a little more on that Iran situation, there’s a quick snap from Reuters that Iran has summoned the Swiss envoy to protest against what it called “baseless” FBI claims that Tehran has tried to interfere with the 2020 presidential election.“Iran’s strong rejection of American officials’ repetitive, baseless and false claims was conveyed to the Swiss ambassador…As we have said before, it makes no difference for Iran who wins the US election,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh told state TV. 10.37am BST Donald Trump has his last chance to move the dial in the fast-approaching US presidential election when he addresses a large nationwide audience at the final televised presidential debate. The candidates are expected to attract viewership in the tens of millions of Americans for their 90-minute encounter, giving the US president one last crack at shifting a race that has had him trailing the former vice-president for weeks.The commission on presidential debates on Monday tweaked the format so that the candidates’ microphones are turned off while their opponent is speaking for the opening two minutes of each of six issue segments. For the remainder of each of the 15-minute segments, discussion will be open. Related: Trump gets last chance to claw back Biden lead at final presidential debate Continue reading…
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