Donald Trump admits he’s hurting the U.S. Post Office to interfere with mail-in voting

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Donald Trump admits in an interview with Fox Business Network that his motive for neglecting disastrous changes to the United States Post Office and refusing to provide pandemic funding to USPS is to prevent mail-in voting.

“They need that money in order to have the Post Office work so it can take all of these millions and millions of ballots. But if they don’t get those two items, that means you can’t have universal mail-in voting because they’re not equipped to have it.”

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The unintentional admission comes just two weeks after Attorney General William Barr told the House Judiciary Committee that he hasn’t actually found evidence of mail-in voting fraud, despite his and Trump’s claims.

To be clear: election interference and using a government position to advocate for the interests of a political campaign are both federal crimes.

Since Trump campaign donor Louis DeJoy — who has no previous experience — took over USPS less than two months ago, he has enacted a hiring freeze, enforced a 30-minute limit on postal carriers’ morning tasks that usually take up to two hours to complete, and has either already banned or is planning to ban overtime work.

According to a postal carrier in the Trump File family, not delivering mail the same day it reaches your desk was a fireable offense for the 18 years she’s worked at USPS. Since DeJoy took over, carriers are being ordered not to deliver letters that they can’t sort and pack into the truck in the 30-minute time limit. Mail that’s been in the station since Tuesday won’t go out until Friday at the earliest. The only exception to the rule is packages.

Mail delays are being reported all over the country, and evidence is emerging that some post offices are being forced to shut down their letter sorting machines.

A concerned citizen in Oregon even caught this photo of USPS mail drop-off boxes being removed from local streets.

Photo: Mark Delaney on Twitter

Sources

https://time.com/5879267/trump-postal-service-mail-voting/

https://www.salon.com/2020/08/12/mail-sorting-equipment-being-removed-from-post-offices-leaving-mail-to-pile-up-union-leader/

Photo: Public Domain

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Dates on Trump File reflect when something happens, not when it’s first reported.

Donald Trump admits in an interview with Fox Business Network that his motive for neglecting disastrous changes to the United States Post Office and refusing to provide pandemic funding to USPS is to prevent mail-in voting.

“They need that money in order to have the Post Office work so it can take all of these millions and millions of ballots. But if they don’t get those two items, that means you can’t have universal mail-in voting because they’re not equipped to have it.”

Donald Trump

The unintentional admission comes just two weeks after Attorney General William Barr told the House Judiciary Committee that he hasn’t actually found evidence of mail-in voting fraud, despite his and Trump’s claims.

To be clear: election interference and using a government position to advocate for the interests of a political campaign are both federal crimes.

Since Trump campaign donor Louis DeJoy — who has no previous experience — took over USPS less than two months ago, he has enacted a hiring freeze, enforced a 30-minute limit on postal carriers’ morning tasks that usually take up to two hours to complete, and has either already banned or is planning to ban overtime work.

According to a postal carrier in the Trump File family, not delivering mail the same day it reaches your desk was a fireable offense for the 18 years she’s worked at USPS. Since DeJoy took over, carriers are being ordered not to deliver letters that they can’t sort and pack into the truck in the 30-minute time limit. Mail that’s been in the station since Tuesday won’t go out until Friday at the earliest. The only exception to the rule is packages.

Mail delays are being reported all over the country, and evidence is emerging that some post offices are being forced to shut down their letter sorting machines.

A concerned citizen in Oregon even caught this photo of USPS mail drop-off boxes being removed from local streets.

Photo: Mark Delaney on Twitter

Sources

https://time.com/5879267/trump-postal-service-mail-voting/

https://www.salon.com/2020/08/12/mail-sorting-equipment-being-removed-from-post-offices-leaving-mail-to-pile-up-union-leader/

Photo: Public Domain

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