Trump floats moving Nov. 3 election. But Congress holds that power

Posted on AllSides July 31st, 2020
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President Donald Trump floated the idea of delaying the Nov. 3 election, pointing to unsubstantiated concerns about mail-in voting.

"With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history. It will be a great embarrassment to the USA. Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???" he tweeted July 30.

Trump has fairly unlimited power to tweet out suggestions. However, he can’t change the date of the election. Congress would have to pass a law first....

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