Election 2020: Trump fights virus-driven push for vote-by-mail

Some analysts suspect Trump has another purpose in attacking vote by mail — to make his supporters distrust the election process itself. “He might be trying to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the election and challenge mail-in votes if he can gain a political advantage,” said Rick Hasen, and election expert at University of California, Irvine. He might be looking to make an excuse for an eventual loss,” Hasen added.