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Texas 2020 Elections

In a rare move, Texas Republicans tell President Trump "no" after he calls for delaying the election — something he's not legally allowed to do

The president does not have the legal authority to move Election Day; that power resides with Congress.

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a speech during a tour of the Double Eagle Energy Oil Rig in Midland on July 29, 2020.

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