Will Trump Try to Postpone the Election?

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The Timing

Economic numbers that indicated that the economy is in free fall were released on Thursday morning. In Trump’s mind, this makes him look bad because he has based the success of his administration on the success of the economy.

The Legality

Yes, Trump has no legal authority to postpone the election but he doesn’t care about that. For a few reasons.

The Effects

Even if Trump and Barr are unable to postpone the election, Trump has now cast so much doubt on the possibility of a clean election, that the public may lose faith in the process. People may be so discouraged that they won’t bother to vote and the Blue Tsunami that the Democrats are counting on will be just a trickle. Trump wins.

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