DATE IS SET IN STONE … “He does not have the power to postpone the election, the date of which was set by an 1845 federal law placing it the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. The date could move theoretically with action by Congress – but that would require agreement both by the Democrats who control the House and the Republicans who control the Senate. “
This morning, Donald Trump tweeted …
“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???”
Put your mind at ease, folks … it ain’t gonna happen.
First, his claims about election fraud are unfounded and false. The reality here is that he is dropping in the polls and isn’t likely to gain much ground in the remaining three months before the election, given the fact that the coronavirus continues to rage out of control, his federal troops are creating chaos in our cities, and he is his own worst enemy.
But more to the point, he does not have the power to postpone the election, the date of which was set by an 1845 federal law placing it…
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