World Trump backs off: US President is now in favor of a US election on November 3,

10:10  31 july  2020
10:10  31 july  2020 Source:   ksta.de

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Under the US constitution, Mr Trump does not have the authority to postpone the election himself. Donald Trump can't delay November 's presidential election without Congress, partially controlled Whatever the reason, tweeting about an election delay is not the move of a candidate confident of

US President Donald Trump has once again taken aim at the notion of having all voters cast mail-in ballots at the 2020 presidential election , suggesting “Must know Election results on the night of the Election , not days, months, or even years later!” Trump tweeted on Thursday, shortly before arguing

US-Präsident Donald Trump © AP US President Donald Trump

As always, it was a quick tweet from US President Donald Trump that took the temper heat the US and worldwide. Trump had claimed on Twitter that voting by postal ballot would make “2020 the most inaccurate and fraudulent election in history” - and suggested delaying the election until people could vote “correctly and safely”.

The criticism came promptly, also from the ranks of the US Republicans. Republican Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell quickly made it clear that November 3 was “set in stone”. Trump confidante Lindsey Graham also said no. According to the senator, a discussion about a postponement is not a good idea.

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U . S . President Donald Trump on Thursday raised the possibility of delaying the nation's November presidential election despite its date being enshrined Trump , without evidence, repeated his claims of mail-in voter fraud and raised the question of a delay, writing: "delay the election until people can

USA TODAY 18 mins ago David Jackson, Joey Garrison and John Fritze, USA TODAY. President Donald Trump explicitly floated delaying November 's presidential election , lending voice to Trump broached the subject of a delay in a tweet in which he complained about potential problems with

Joe Biden accuses Trump of "division and chaos"

In classic Trump manner, he is now trying to calm the discussion down. He just wanted to point out that you don't have to wait three months to find out "that all the ballot papers are missing and the election is meaningless". But be sure: "I want a choice and a result much, much more than you," Trump said in Washington.

Democratic Trump's designated rival, Joe Biden, sees the US President's push as just another indication of a strategy aimed at "fueling division and chaos". Trump has been in a poll for weeks now. Even the otherwise highly competitive so-called swing states go to Biden according to current forecasts. (rnd)

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Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is calling on the states and territories to contribute more financially to support the economy through the COVID-19 shutdown. He says his government has made a significant commitment and the states need to step up.

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