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Associated Press 20 May 2020

Trump threatens states' voting funds during pandemic

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President Donald Trump follows up on tweets threatening to hold up federal funds for two election battleground states that are trying to make it safer to vote during the pandemic by insisting that "mail-in ballots are very dangerous." (May 20)


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