Postmaster general to testify before Congress on service changes, mail-in ballots

House Oversight Committee chairwoman Rep. Carolyn Maloney wrote to DeJoy on Sunday calling for an “urgent” hearing on cost-cutting changes at the USPS, sparking fears it could slow delivery and impinge on Americans’ ability to cast postal votes.

DeJoy, a Trump appointee who came into the role in May this year, agreed to appear before the committee on Monday, Aug. 24 at 10 a.m.

“Your testimony is particularly urgent given the troubling influx of reports of widespread delays at postal facilities across the country — as well as President Trump’s explicit admission last week that he has been blocking critical coronavirus funding for the Postal Service in order to impair mail-in voting efforts for the upcoming elections in November,” Maloney (D. NY) wrote.

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