Republicans Reject President’s Suggestion to Delay Elections

Republicans Reject President’s Suggestion to Delay Elections

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As per a recent report, the top republicans have refused the President of the United States’ suggestion of delaying the elections to be held in November this year. The President suggested postponing the idea of elections over fraud concerns. 

Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, have denied the suggestion. 

Senator McConnell said US presidentship elections never delayed ever before. 

Further, he said- “Never in the history of this country, through wars, depressions and the Civil War, have we ever not had a federally scheduled election on time. We will find a way to do that again this November third,” Source: BBC. 

Continuing the conference, McCarthy said- “Never in the history of the federal elections have we ever not held an election and we should go forward with our election,” Source: BBC. 

When it became a hot topic, on Thursday afternoon, the President of the United States organized a news conference in White House, denying statements that he wanted to postpone the election. 

Trump said- “I don’t want to delay; I want to have the election,” Source: BBC. 

Further, he continued, “But I also don’t want to have to wait for three months and then find out that the ballots are all missing and the election doesn’t mean anything. I don’t want to see a crooked election,” Source: BBC. 

When the reporters asked him about the upcoming elections, he said- “This election will be the most rigged election in history if that happens.” Source: BBC. 

The US media reporters also showcase their concern on the ballots and fear if they are counted correctly or not. 

On Friday, early morning, the President uploaded his picture on Instagram and wrote- “We are going to WIN the 2020 Election, BIG! #MAGA” Source: Instagram. 

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Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-53599363