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Postpone the Election? A Threat to American Democracy.

President Trump floated the idea of postponing the November presidential election, prompting swift and unequivocal pushback from both sides of the aisle. Trump criticized mail-in voting in a tweet and said, “Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???” The bottom line is, he doesn’t have the authority to do that. Congress sets the election date. And GOP leaders like Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy and Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz made it clear the election has never been delayed and never should be delayed. Many critics see the suggestion, even if it doesn’t amount to anything, as a clear threat to the American democratic process. Meanwhile, Trump’s campaign canceled a series of ad buys over the next few days to review messaging

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