Postmaster General suspends Postal Service changes until after election
August 20, 2020
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said he is suspending changes to mail service that raised concerns over slow delivery of ballots in the fall election after President Donald Trump criticized the vote-by-mail process.
DeJoy, in an emailed news release Tuesday, cited "some longstanding operational initiatives" that predate his arrival "that have been raised as areas of concern as the nation prepares to hold an election in the midst of a devastating pandemic."
"To avoid even the appearance of any impact on election mail, I am suspending these initiatives until after the election is concluded,"...