Trump Donor Running The Postal Service Called To Testify Amid "Startling New Revelations"
In the wake of "startling new revelations about the scope and gravity of operational changes" at the U.S. Postal Service, Representative Carolyn Maloney is demanding the head of the postal service, Louis DeJoy, testify nearly one month sooner than anticipated at a hearing next week.
Maloney, the chairperson of the House oversight committee, asked DeJoy to testify at an "urgent hearing" on August 24th about changes that could harm voting rights in a presidential election that is expected to be reliant on mail-in ballots due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
"The hearing will examine your sweeping operational and organizational changes at the Postal Service, which experts warn could degrade delivery standards, slow the mail, and potentially impair the rights of eligible Americans to cast their votes through the mail in the upcoming November elections," Maloney, who represents parts of Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn, wrote to the postmaster general on Sunday.