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Q&A: Questions stirred by Trump's idea of an election delay
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Q&A: Questions stirred by Trump's idea of an election delay

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US Election 2020 Trump Delay

Miami-Dade County Judges Eleane Sosa-Bruzon, left, and Victoria Ferrer, right, examine signatures on vote-by-mail ballots for the August 18 primary election as the canvassing board meets at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department, Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Doral, Fla. 

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump has raised the prospect of delaying a presidential election, contending the expansion of voting by mail will lead to history's most fraudulent U.S. election.

There's no precedent in modern politics for the sort of delay Trump is suggesting. The idea, floated in a series of tweets, prompted swift pushback from officials in both parties and much head-scratching.

A closer look at the key questions and answers about the president's suggestion:

Woodward reported from Washington.

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