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I never even thought of changing date of US presidential election: Trump

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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with people that have recovered from COVID-19, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in Washington. Photo: AP/PTI

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US President Donald Trump has ruled out making any changes in the date of the November 3 presidential election because of the coronavirus pandemic that has killed over 55,000 people in the country.
"I never even thought of changing the date of the election. Why would I do that? November 3, it's a good number," Trump told reporters at his White House news conference.
His likely Democratic opponent Joe Biden last week said Trump was considering changing the date. "Mark my words, I think he is gonna try to kick back the election somehow, come up with some rationale why it can't be

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First Published: Apr 28 2020 | 11:08 AM IST

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