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The electoral Commission responded to trump's words about the postponement of the elections

The head of the independent Federal election Commission (FEC) USA Ellen Weintraub said in response to a tweet by the President of Donald trump that the elections to carry should not be.

Earlier, trump asked Twitter a question, is it possible to transfer scheduled for November presidential election to avoid a vote by mail because COVID-19. According to him, if common voting by mail, "election 2020 will be the most inaccurate and fraudulent election in history." Campaign headquarters trump claims that his tweet about the postponement of the elections was a rhetorical question.

"No, Mr. President. No. You have no power to postpone the election. And carry nor should they," wrote Weintraub on Twitter.

She said that trump does not want to work with the States and Congress over the allocation of additional funds for the conduct of secure elections.

Weintrob is headed by the FEC in 2002.

The U.S. Constitution says nothing about the postponement of the elections, but the act of 1844 establishes a single voting day on the first Tuesday after November 1, this year the election falls on November 3. To change this law, Congress must pass a new law. Opposition to Trump the Democrats control the house of representatives, so that without their consent election to defer de facto impossible.