Trump reverses threat to prosecute Clinton

Hillary Clinton (R) and Donald Trump shake hands at the end of the second presidential debate in St. Louis, on October 9, 2016During a meeting with New York Times editorial staff, Trump appeared to reverse the “lock-her-up” campaign rhetoric that had called his respect for the rule of law into question. “I don’t want to hurt the Clintons, I really don’t,” Trump was quoted as saying by the paper’s staff. After an FBI investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state, the Department of Justice recommended no charges be levelled at the Democratic candidate.

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