Postmaster General Fact-Checks Dem Senator on USPS Conspiracy Theory

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Posted: Aug 21, 2020 1:00 PM
Postmaster General Fact-Checks Dem Senator on USPS Conspiracy Theory

Source: AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testified before the Senate Homeland Security Committee, led by GOP Sen. Ron Johnson (WI), on Friday as Democrats spread unfounded rumors that the United States Postal Service (USPS) is under attack. 

Democrats in both chambers insist that the Trump administration is attempting to cut funding to the postal service, though the USPS’ own analysis finds the service to be solvent through 2021, in order to suppress mail-in voting. 

Democrat Sen. Gary Peters (MI) echoed the Democrat-led conspiracy, claiming that the USPS eliminated overtime pay at the direction of the president, but DeJoy set the record straight:

DeJoy debunked the greater conspiracy theory perpetuated by Democrats, that the administration altered the USPS’ policies ahead of November’s election: