Monday morning, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is scheduled to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee. Joining DeJoy in testifying before the Committee is Postal Service Board of Governors Chairman Robert Duncan.
DeJoy on Friday as the News Blender featured testified before the Senate Homeland Security Committee where he reportedly committed to process election mail as “first class mail regardless of postage.”
On Saturday the day after he testified Heidi Przybyla with NBC News reported that Democratic Chairman Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY) released internal documents prepared early August for Postmaster General DeJoy that showed a significant drop in service standards shortly after DeJoy was appointed in June.
👇NEW internal postal docs show:— Heidi Przybyla (@HeidiNBC) August 22, 2020
Dramatic decline in mail delivery since July.
(Louis DeJoy, a Trump donor w no previous experience at the service, took over in June.)
Just yesterday, said Maloney, R's on the Rules Committee, insisted there's "no data" proving delays even exist
Delays touch First-Class, Marketing, Periodicals, and Priority Mail.— Heidi Przybyla (@HeidiNBC) August 22, 2020
Maloney: “To those who still claim there are ‘no delays’ and that these reports are just ‘conspiracy theories,’ I hope this new data causes them to re-think their position and support our urgent legislation"
On Saturday the House voted on legislation that approved $25 billion for USPS. Courthouse News Brandi Buchman has more.
For a bit of context, check out my coverage from this weekend on a related House vote on legislation that approved $25B for USPS and included language barring DeJoy formally from operational changes and cutbacks that have slowed service. https://t.co/Ewv3vJQ6Uj— Brandi Buchman (@BBuchman_CNS) August 24, 2020
Buchman will be live-tweeting today’s House Hearing.
C-SPAN did not provide YouTube video.