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Donald Trump blocks pandemic funding in order to prevent expanded postal vote – SBS News

President Donald Trump’s resistance to mail-in voting has led to a hold-up in approving a major package of coronavirus assistance.

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Funding for the US Postal Service and election infrastructure has became a major sticking point in congressional talks on a coronavirus relief package, with President Donald Trump vowing to block any money to facilitate mail-in voting.
The stalemate in approving the deal means Americans affected by the coronavirus hit to the economy will be waiting longer for further aid.
The president has been railing against mail-in ballots for months as a possible source of fraud, despite little evidence it…

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