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Biden says Trump may 'try to kick back' November election, which is set by Congress

WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Joe Biden suggested Thursday that President Donald Trump may try to delay the election in November in order to win. 

During the question and answer portion of a virtual fundraiser with former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Biden told supporters, "I think he (Trump) is gonna try to kick back the election somehow, come up with some rationale why it can’t be held." 

Trump has not suggested he would push back the election, and the date of the election is set in federal law. Congress sets the "times, places, and manner" of elections," meaning only Congress would be able to change the date of the election. 

Referencing current controversy over funding for the U.S. Postal Service, Biden said, "he’s going to do all he can to make it very hard for people to vote. That’s the only way he thinks he can possibly win.”