'Not answering any questions': GOP senator in tough re-election punts on Trump’s suggestion to delay election as others dismiss idea

'Not answering any questions': GOP senator in tough re-election punts on Trump’s suggestion to delay election as others dismiss idea
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Former Vice President Joe Biden and other Democrats have been mocked by far-right Republicans for fearing that President Donald Trump might propose delaying the 2020 presidential election. But this week, Trump floated the idea of doing exactly that — claiming that voter fraud is a genuine threat and implying that perhaps the election could be postponed in order to make sure that Americans can “properly, securely and safely” vote.


Trump tweeted:

CNN’s Manu Raju, in a Twitter thread, posted some reactions from GOP senators:

Here are some other reactions to Trump’s suggestion, including comments from prominent Democrats like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Kamala Harris:

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