25 August 2020

Former U.S. VP Gore says Trump is putting 'knee on the neck of democracy'


(Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump of trying to “put his knee on the neck of democracy” by undermining mail-in ballots and sowing doubts, without evidence, about the legitimacy of the Nov. 3 election. “He seems to have no compunctions at all about trying to rip apart the social fabric and the political equilibrium of the American people, and he’s strategically planting doubts in advance,” Gore, a Democrat, said in a virtual conversation with [...]