Trump suggests delaying election over vote-by-mail claims
President Trump continues to rally against the widespread use of mail in voting for the upcoming presidential election come November, he says it will result in the most inaccurate and fraudulent election in history. And now the president is publicly questioning whether the presidential election should be delayed. CBS NEWS White House correspondent Stephen Portnoy with his story, taking his crusade against mail in voting to a new level, the president suggests in a tweet that the election should be delayed until quote people can properly securely and safely vote. Since 18 48. The presidential election has been held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November, and experts insist it would take an act of Congress to change that. Critics quickly pointed to Mr Trump's tweet as another example of the president, flouting American norms, traditions and laws. The president does not have the power to change the date of the election. Only Congress. Khun do that. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell earlier this afternoon, rejected that idea outright. McConnell telling a Kentucky radio station, the date of the election will not change.