GOP Leaders Rebuff Trump’s Suggestion of Delaying Election

WASHINGTON—President Trump floated the idea of delaying the November presidential election for the first time in a tweet Thursday until a time when “people can properly, securely and safely vote,” prompting top Republicans and Democrats in Congress to swiftly dismiss the idea. A record number of Americans are expected to vote by mail in the…

WASHINGTON—President Trump floated the idea of delaying the November presidential election for the first time in a tweet Thursday until a time when “people can properly, securely and safely vote,” prompting top Republicans and Democrats in Congress to swiftly dismiss the idea.

A record number of Americans are expected to vote by mail in the November election because of the coronavirus pandemic.

After…

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