Representatives of the U.S. Congress did not support the idea of a President Donald trump to postpone the election to another date. It is reported Reuters.
Against the postponement of elections, in particular, was made by the majority leader in the Senate Mitch McConnell and the head of the Republican party in the House of representatives Kevin McCarthy.
McCarthy noted that the U.S. never in the history of Federal elections they are not canceled and so it must be on.
The representative of the Democratic party of the United States Zoe Lofgren, who chairs the house Committee on supervision of security of elections, also rejected any delay. She stressed that only Congress can change the date of the election.
30 Jul trump has offered to postpone the presidential election. In his view, postal voting, introduced because of the pandemic, make a choice the most inaccurate and falsified in history.
The U.S. presidential election scheduled for 3 November. Trump will run for a second term. His opponent should be Democrat Joe Biden, who is in the lead, according to opinion polls.
In may, the Advisor and son-in-law of U.S. President Jared Kushner did not exclude that presidential elections could not be held in time due to pandemic coronavirus.
USA are in first place in the world for the number of people infected with coronavirus.