Trump administration taking unusual steps to put its stamp on Postal Service ahead of November elect

"According to a summary released by congressional Democrats, the $10 billion loan includes a requirement that the USPS provide copies of its 10 biggest "negotiated service agreements" to the Treasury Department. That condition on the proprietary information would include the Postal Service's major contracts with companies like Amazon -- a company Trump has insisted should be paying more to the Postal Service to deliver its packages.

House Oversight Chair Carolyn Maloney and other Democrats charged the loan terms would "inappropriately insert the Treasury into the internal operations of the Postal Service using onerous loan conditions."

Trump said in April that he wouldn't sign off on any additional funding for the Postal Service unless it raised its shipping prices.

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