Donald Trump suggests delay to 2020 US presidential election

BBC (07/30/2020)
  • In a series of tweets, Trump said universal mail-in voting would make the 2020 election the “most fraudulent” in history.
  • He also suggested delaying the election until people can “properly and securely” vote.
  • Under the US Constitution, the President cannot delay elections without Congressional approval.
  • Trump’s claims that mass mail-in voting will lead to voter fraud (people voting multiple times) and foreign interference aren’t supported by evidence.
  • California, Utah, Hawaii, Colorado, Oregon and Washington are planning all-mail elections due to coronavirus.