Trump calls for delay to 2020 US presidential election

‘Delay the election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???’ – Trump tweeted

Mass gathering: President Donald Trump speaks at the rally in Tulsa. Photo: REUTERS

(Independent.ie Newsdesk) – U.S. President Donald Trump has called for the 2020 US presidential election to be delayed despite its November date being enshrined in the US Constitution.

Mr 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 properly, securely and safely vote???”

In a series of tweets, Mr Trump said the election would be “inaccurate and fraudulent” if mail-in voting was used.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.