Tag: Louis DeJoy

New York Judge Orders Postal Service to Prioritize Election Mail

A New York judge ordered the U.S. Postal Service to prioritize election mail Monday and to approve overtime for postal workers.…

Protesters Gather Outside of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s Home: ‘Stop Dismantling Democracy’

Protesters gathered outside of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s home in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Friday morning and demanded him to “stop dismantling democracy.”…

USPS Announces Joint Task Force to Ease Election Day Concerns: ‘We’re Ready for It’

Louis DeJoy, Postmaster General and CEO of the United States Postal Service (USPS), announced the creation of a joint task force with postal unions, which he said will “enhance” their work with election officials ahead of November’s election.…

Trump Supports Probe Into Postmaster General DeJoy

President Donald Trump on Monday said he supports an investigation into Postmaster General Louis DeJoy after former employees at DeJoy’s company claimed they were pressured to donate to Republicans. “I don’t know too much about it,” Trump said, adding that he read the story containing…

Pinkerton: The Real Battle of 2020: Who Votes, and Who Counts

On the front page of the August 24 edition of The Washington Post, the headline was, “More than 500,000 mail ballots were rejected in the primaries. That could make the difference in battleground states this fall.” …

Democrat Who Survived Primary After Vote-by-Mail Disaster Chairs USPS Hearing

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), who narrowly survived a primary challenge earlier this year after thousands of vote-by-mail ballots were not counted, chaired a House hearing Monday on the U.S. Postal Service’s readiness for the 2020 election.…

Maxine Waters: Trump Is Dismantling the Post Office Because He Knows He Will Not Win With Mail-in Voting

Saturday on MSNBC, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said President Donald Trump believes he will not win if large scale mail-in voting was allowed.…

Protesters Across U.S. Plan to ‘Save’ USPS; Call for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s Resignation

Several left-leaning organizations, including MoveOn, the Working Families Party, and the NAACP, organized a protest called #SaveThePostOfficeSaturday, which asks Americans to demand that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy resign from his position.…

Elizabeth Warren Calls for the Firing of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) called for the firing of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on Friday and suggested that members of the Board of Governors, which appointed DeJoy, should resign if they refuse to take the action.…

Poll: Democrats Say Trump Believes Mail-in Voting ‘Will Make It Harder for Him to Win’

The vast majority of Democrats say President Trump rejects mass mail-in voting because “he believes it will make it harder for him to win” the upcoming election, according to a Morning Consult survey released Thursday.…

Six States Suing U.S. Postal Service over Changes

Six states and Washington, DC, are suing the United States Postal Service (USPS) over upcoming operational changes, contending that the coming reforms impede the ability of states “to conduct free and fair elections.”…

Arizona AG Dismisses Secretary of State’s Complaint that Trump Is Trying to ‘Sabotage’ USPS

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich (R) is dismissing a complaint from Secretary of State Katie Hobbs (D), who accused the Trump administration of attempting to “sabotage” the United States Postal Service (USPS) ahead of the presidential election.…

Pelosi: Suspension of Post Office Changes ‘Doesn’t Do It For Us’ – Must ‘Reverse What They Did’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reacted to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s announcement that the changes being made to the Post Office will be suspended until after the 2020 election by stating that…

Postmaster General Pauses Operational Changes Until After the Election

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said no operational changes at the United States Postal Service until after the Nov. 3, 2020, presidential election.…

Schumer on Postmaster General DeJoy: ‘Clear to Me’ His Goal Is to ‘Dismantle the Post Office Brick by Brick’

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Tuesday slammed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy for the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) cutbacks amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic as Congress weighs funding for mail-in voting.…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Proposes to Set Up ‘Progressive Pen Pal Program’ to Save Post Office

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) wants to create an archaic pen pal program so the Postal Service can get a boost.…

Richmond: FBI Should ‘Absolutely’ Investigate Postmaster General

On Monday’s broadcast of “CNN Newsroom,” Biden Campaign Co-Chair Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) stated that he thinks Postmaster General Louis DeJoy should be investigated by the FBI and could potentially “be tampering with a federal election.” Host Anderson Cooper asked,…