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Trump backtracks election delay suggestion

Telegraph, 31 Jul 2020
US President Donald Trump has walked back his startling suggestion that Election Day should be postponed amid searing criticism from both parties — now saying his idea wasn't about undermining the foundation of American democracy but simply ensuring results were ready in a timely fashion.

"Do I want to see a date change? No. But I don't want to see a crooked election," Trump said during a White House briefing on the coronavirus pandemic.

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