"People should go and they should vote, or do an absentee ballot".
"Given the importance that absentee voting will have on the upcoming general election, I am baffled and troubled by the majority's vote to deny leave to appeal here", Justice Richard Bernstein wrote.
In a scathing opinion piece in The New York Times published online Thursday, the Northwestern University law professor points to what ignited his newfound ire with the president: a tweet Trump sent out shortly after news broke Thursday morning that the USA economy had suffered its biggest recorded contraction ever last quarter. Trump and many conservatives, however, have been vocal in their opposition to the trend, alleging it will lead to greater election irregularities and fraud.
"If it takes a few more months, then so be it", Falwell said in an interview, raising the prospect of limiting the president's powers if the delay extends beyond his first term. So Trump's comments about delayed results must be read in the context of his fear-mongering about inaccuracies and fraud connected to the expanded voting by mail necessitated by the coronavirus.
Steven Calabresi, Co-founder of Federalist Society, opposed Donald Trump's impeachment a year ago. Four states-Florida, Louisiana, Oregon, South Carolina-claimed victory on both sides of the aisle, forcing Congress to dictate which candidate would receive the twenty electoral votes since the Constitution couldn't determine the outcome.
Trump can not change the election date without the approval of Congress, and policymakers in both parties made clear they would oppose such a move.
"Must know Election results on the night of the Election, not days, months, or even years later!"
Trump is now trailing Joe Biden in national polls.
The 1876 election results are still debated by historians. Instead, he repeatedly cited the prospect of voter fraud, which is virtually nonexistent in US politics. I want to have the election.
One day after President Donald Trump suggested delaying the November US presidential election, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said during a press conference that the White House condemned Hong Kong's decision to postpone its legislative council elections for one year.
"Look, the president says things and tweets things all the time", the governor said. For example, California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed legislation allowing county election officials to start processing mail-in ballots 29 days before the election. I wish we would move it up.