Louis DeJoy Has Been Chosen to Be the New Postmaster General
May 23, 2020 —
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The USPS is still in jeopardy. Louis DeJoy, a Trump donor, has been chosen to be the new Postmaster General. This casts a long shadow on vote by mail in November.
Who is Louis DeJoy?
Mr. DeJoy, who is originally from Brooklyn, has also spent decades as a major donor to Republicans across the country. This year he has already donated about $360,000 to Trump Victory, a super PAC supporting Mr. Trump’s re-election bid, and thousands to the Republican National Committee, according to federal filings. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a watchdog group, estimated that Mr. DeJoy had donated more than $2.5 million to Republican state parties, committees and candidates since 2016.
Additionally I highly recommend checking out the following website:
You'll find a concentrated source of information with a number of great articles about saving the USPS. I recommend the following two:
Restoring banking at post offices would affirm a national commitment to basic economic fairness
How The U.S. Postal Service Shaped American Society And Democracy
John Oliver had a segment on the USPS as well:
USPS: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
HR 2382 is a bill that will alleviate some of the financial pressure the USPS is facing. If you're looking to take action, contact your Representatives and voice your support.
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