Trump suggests delaying election, then says he doesn’t want to do it
02 August 2020 | 2:42 pm
"I don't want a delay" of the presidential election, Donald Trump says during a news briefing at the White House, hours after posting this on Twitter: "Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???"
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