August 21, 2020

Trump’s postmaster general to testify over mail delays

Washington (AFP) – US Postmaster General Louis DeJoy will testify before the Senate Friday on reforms that have fueled an uproar over mail-in voting amid the COVID-19 pandemic, after Donald Trump said he wanted to weaken the agency.The US president — who is trailing Democratic challenger Joe Biden in the polls — has been accused of trying to undermine democracy after he said he was opposed to more funding for the cash-strapped USPS, acknowledging the funds would be used to help process votes. He has also repeatedly and baselessly linked mail-in voting to fraud at a time when a large share of…


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