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News 12 Westchester featured Elisabeth Haub School of Law Professor Bennett Gershman in "Trump floats idea of election delay, a virtual impossibility"

07/31/2020

News 12 Westchester featured Elisabeth Haub School of Law Professor Bennett Gershman in "Trump floats idea of election delay, a virtual impossibility"

President Donald Trump, lagging in the polls and grappling with deepening economic and public health crises, on Thursday floated the startling idea of delaying the Nov. 3 presidential election. The notion drew immediate pushback from Democrats and Republicans alike in a nation that has held itself up as a beacon to the world for its history of peaceful transfer of power.

Professor Bennett Gershman: "He’s inciting his base. He’s basically saying to them the election is rigged, it’s a fraud and who knows what can happen. Assuming he loses and he says it was all rigged."

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