On Thursday, Trump posted on Twitter: "Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote?"
"What we will do is, if we try to transform this and start mailing in ballots all across the country, all 50 states, what we will see is a delay because they're just not equipped to handle it", he continued.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kent.), with whom the president has in the past both sparred and concurred, insisted the election will be held as planned on Tuesday, November 3, but did not specify whether he favors in-person voting or mail-in voting. "We may not-we're not going to be able to call the election, the media won't be able to call the election on the night of November 3 if we actually want these absentee ballots to be counted".
Harvard Law School professor Laurence Tribe, an outspoken critic of the president, joined Reid on Friday's installment of "The ReidOut" to urge Democrats not to play Trump's "game" of allowing him to continue to be president if no victor is determined following the election.
Nearly all prominent Republican lawmakers on Friday rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that November's presidential election should be delayed, reminding their leader that he did not have the authority to do so.
But the president's tweet caused consternation across the nation and senior Republican leaders were forced to reject the notion.
Congressional aides tell unhappy tales about COVID-19 precautions in the Capitol
Louie Gohmert has COVID-19 has produced a torrent of unhappy comments from congressional staffers on conditions in their offices. As recently as Tuesday, Gohmert participated in multiple committee hearings on Capitol Hill, at times without a mask.
George Stern administers elections in Colorado's Jefferson County, the state's fourth-largest.
They will cast proxy votes for some 2,500 official delegates.
Mr Calabresi, who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 has voted for Republican in every Presidential election since 1980.
Mail-in voting has increased due to voters' concerns about contracting coronavirus by going to the polls.
"With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history".
The closed-door House briefing was led by the United States intelligence community's top election official, Bill Evanina, and senior intelligence officials who specialize in election security.