American President, Donald Trump on Thursday suggested that the upcoming US presidential election scheduled for November this year be postponed. He claimed the election would be “the most inaccurate” and “fraudulent” one in US history if it was allowed to be held on that date
He suggested a delay until people can “properly, securely and safely” vote.
States in the US want to make postal voting easier due to public health concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
He made the call via it personal twitter handle on Thursday.
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???
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 30, 2020
This proposal comes months after Trump voiced opposition to mail-in ballots amid the coronavirus pandemic, which he said would lead to a “rigged election.”