Stories tagged: "united states postal service"


Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, left, talks with Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., before a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP)
Postmaster General Should ‘Resign, or Be Fired,’ Experts Testify in Congressional Hearing

Republican mega donor Louis DeJoy’s various dealings have also garnered criticism from members of his own political party.

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, left, is escorted to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Postmaster General Grilled on Mail Delays for Second Time in One Week

Louis DeJoy testifies that he needs to "get back" to Congress on whether there's a plan to ensure mail-in ballots arrive in time for election.

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Retired Mail Carrier: Changes at the Postal Service Could Be Devastating for Its 669,000 Employees

Vincent DiGaetano took pride in his 30-year career as a mail carrier. Now, he’s worried about the future of the USPS.

Postal service can handle absentee ballot volume
Postmaster General DeJoy Finally Has to Answer for Massive Mail Delivery Delays

DeJoy said he can't commit to sharing election readiness plan with the Senate by Sunday.

Veterans and soldiers face delayed medicines if postal service budget cuts continue.
Veterans Stare Down Another Health Crisis as USPS Delays Affect Arrival of Medicine

Veterans receive 120 million prescriptions in the mail every year—and recent GOP budget cuts to the Postal Service mean that their health care and lives are on the line.

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A Big Republican Donor Has Been Named to Lead the Postal Service. The Consequences Could Be Dire.

Louis DeJoy, who is expected to begin serving in his role on June 15, has donated more than $2 million to the Trump campaign and Republican causes since 2016.

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The Reason Trump Is Threatening to Hold Post Office Aid Hostage

“The Postal Service is a joke,” Trump told reporters Friday. “If they don’t raise the price I’m not signing anything.”