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U.S. Postal Delays Spark Fears over Mail-In Ballots in November Election

HeadlineJul 31, 2020
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The attack on mail-in voting comes at a time when the Trump administration is facing accusations it is sabotaging the Postal Service under new Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a former Trump fundraiser. Since DeJoy took office, he has instituted a number of cost-cutting measures that have slowed down the delivery of mail. The Washington Post reports there is now a days-long backlog of mail across the country.

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