August 18, 2020

Amid uproar, US Postal Service halts changes blamed for delays

Washington (AFP) – The US Postal Service said Tuesday it will halt changes blamed for slowing mail delivery until after the November election, changing course in the wake of the political firestorm President Donald Trump ignited when he acknowledged he wanted to undermine the agency.Trump, who faces a tough reelection bid, also has called into question the reliability of mail-in voting at a time when a large share of voters are expected to use absentee ballots as a safer option amid the COVID-19 the pandemic.¬†Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a Trump ally who took over the position in June, has …


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