Postal Service to get subpoena for mail delay, voting documents in House Oversight inquiry

WASHINGTON — The chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee plans to subpoena documents related to mail delays and voting by mail from Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, she announced Monday.

The committee's chairwoman, Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., says DeJoy has withheld documents from Congress.

The coronavirus pandemic has set off a partisan fight over voting by mail, with Democrats pushing to expand the availability of mail-in ballots to reduce the number of people voting in person on Election Day. Led by President Donald Trump, who has railed against mail-in voting, Republicans have resisted expanded mail-in voting.

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