‘Fire DeJoy’ Demand Intensifies as 10-Year Plan to Sabotage Postal Service Takes Effect

“President Biden has the power to remake the postal governing board and remove DeJoy. He must act.” Defenders of the U.S. Postal Service are urgently renewing their calls for the ouster of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy as his 10-year plan to overhaul the cherished government institution is set to take effect Friday, ushering in permanently slower mail delivery while hikingContinue reading “‘Fire DeJoy’ Demand Intensifies as 10-Year Plan to Sabotage Postal Service Takes Effect”

21 attorneys general oppose USPS plan to delay first-class mail, warning 4- to 5-day delivery times could have ‘significant’ impact on mail-in ballots

Attorneys general from 21 states issued a statement opposing proposed changes at the Postal Service. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has proposed delaying some first-class mail deliveries. Instead of two to three days, some mail would be delivered in a four- to five-day window. Twenty-one state attorneys general argued in a joint statement on Monday thatContinue reading “21 attorneys general oppose USPS plan to delay first-class mail, warning 4- to 5-day delivery times could have ‘significant’ impact on mail-in ballots”

The FBI is investigating Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over possible campaign finance violations, report says

The FBI is investigating Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, the Washington Post reports. The probe concerns possible campaign finance violations at his previous company.  DeJoy was previously an executive at New Breed Logistics before joining the USPS.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing Postmaster General Louis DeJoy as part of an investigation into potential campaignContinue reading “The FBI is investigating Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over possible campaign finance violations, report says”

Senator Demands Postal Board Fire DeJoy Over ‘Pathetic 10-Year Plan to Weaken USPS’

“He is a clear and present threat to the future of the Postal Service and the well-being of millions of Americans.” Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois on Thursday demanded that the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors immediately fire Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over his newly unveiled 10-year strategy for the mail agency, a plan that includes reductions inContinue reading “Senator Demands Postal Board Fire DeJoy Over ‘Pathetic 10-Year Plan to Weaken USPS’”

‘Fire This Guy’: DeJoy Gives Himself an ‘A,’ Asks Congress for Money to Further Slow Mail

“Frankly, your leadership of the Postal Service has been an utter disgrace,” Rep. Rosa DeLauro told DeJoy during a hearing Thursday. Handing congressional Democrats additional reasons to demand his removal, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on Thursday asked House appropriators for more money to implement his forthcoming plan to further slow mail delivery and gave himself an “A” grade forContinue reading “‘Fire This Guy’: DeJoy Gives Himself an ‘A,’ Asks Congress for Money to Further Slow Mail”

Biden to Nominate 3 New USPS Board Members, Opening Path to Oust DeJoy

President Joe Biden will nominate three additional members to the U.S. Postal Service’s board of governors, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. If Biden’s nominees are confirmed by the Senate, this would give Democrats and Democratic appointees the majority of the board—which could then vote to remove embattled Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. Biden’s nominees, according to the Post, willContinue reading “Biden to Nominate 3 New USPS Board Members, Opening Path to Oust DeJoy”

‘Fire DeJoy Before He Burns Down USPS’: Postmaster General Pushes Plan for Slower Mail, Higher Prices

“Biden should fire the governors of the USPS who appointed DeJoy, install new ones, and have them fire DeJoy. He should not be allowed to continue destroying the Postal Service.” Undeterred by the backlash and widespread delays that followed his disruptive operational changes at the U.S. Postal Service last year, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is reportedly planning to rollContinue reading “‘Fire DeJoy Before He Burns Down USPS’: Postmaster General Pushes Plan for Slower Mail, Higher Prices”

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