President Trump admitted Thursday he’s working to undermine the U.S. Postal Service in order to make it harder to vote by mail in November’s election. In an interview with the Fox Business channel, Trump said Republicans rejected a new coronavirus stimulus bill over Democrats’ demands for $3.6 billion in aid to states to bolster election security and $25 billion to support the Postal Service.
President Donald Trump: “Now, they need that money in order to have the post office work so it can take all of these millions and millions of ballots. Now, in the meantime, they aren’t getting there. By the way, those are just two items. But if they don’t get those two items, that means you can’t have universal mail-in voting.”
Despite Trump’s attacks, the president and first lady both requested mail-in ballots for Tuesday’s primary election in Florida, according to Palm Beach County records.