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Trump floats idea of delaying November US presidential election – Sydney Morning Herald

The US President is for the first time floating a “delay” to November’s presidential election, as he makes unsubstantiated allegations that increased mail-in voting will result in fraud.



Trumps tweet came on a day of bad economic news and amid a dark political patch for his re-election effort.
The government reported on Thursday that the US economy shrank at a dizzying 32.9 per cent annual rate in the April-June quarter, by far the worst quarterly plunge ever, as the coronavirus outbreak shut down businesses, threw tens of millions out of work and sent unemployment surging to 14.7 per cent.
And Trump trails in the polls, nationally and across battleground states, and some surv…

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