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Calls Grow For Postmaster General DeJoy To Be Subpoenaed To Testify

Former Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro is calling on the House to subpoena Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to testify.

Postmaster General Called To Testify At Urgent Hearing On Trump Mail Sabotage

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) called on Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to testify at an urgent hearing in the post office.

Jared Kushner Collapses Into Babble When Asked About Pandemic Strategy

Trump's son in law, Jared Kushner couldn't answer what Trump's strategy is for getting the coronavirus under control.

Mark Meadows Blames Obama For Trump’s Post Office Sabotage

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows tried to blame Barack Obama and the previous Postmaster General for Trump's post office sabotage.

House Oversight Committee calls on Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to testify

Rep. Rashida Tlaib joins AM JOY to discuss the House Oversight Committee calling on Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to testify at an urgent hearing about the crisis at the United States Postal Service on August 24.

Analysis: Trump's finger-pointing on USPS is latest attempt to rewrite history in real time

President Donald Trump sought to reframe the fall election, arguing that key economic and pandemic indicators were moving in his favor, while attempting to shift blame for US Postal Service funding problems on Democrats.

Amid criticism, USPS says it will stop removing collection boxes for 90 days

The United States Postal Service announced Sunday it would stop removing postal collection boxes through late November following complaints about how some had been taken away, meaning there will be no change in the boxes' locations until after Election Day.

Democrats say they are ramping up USPS investigation and call on top officials to testify

House Democrats said Sunday they are "ramping up" their investigation of the United States Postal Service as Democratic leaders, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, called on Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and Chairman of the Postal Service Board of Governors Robert Duncan to testify.

Mail-in ballot controversy heats up as Democrats call for postmaster general to testify

Democrats and Trump administration officials clashed Sunday on expanded mail-in voting and the U.S.

Meadows says Harris is eligible to be vice president, pushing back on birther claims

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said that Sen.

Why Dems Are Right to Defund the Police | RealClearPolitics

Why Dems Are Right to Defund the Police | RealClearPolitics

With Broken-Windows Policing Out in NYC, Murder Is Up | RealClearPolitics

With Broken-Windows Policing Out in NYC, Murder Is Up | RealClearPolitics

'The damnedest thing I've ever seen': Chris Wallace says Biden is trying to 'hide from now until Election Day'

Veteran Fox News journalist Chris Wallace expressed befuddlement over Joe Biden's absence from the Sunday morning news show circuit ahead of this week's national convention.

'Should be ashamed of itself': Washington Post updates headline on Robert Trump death after backlash

The Washington Post updated its headline on the death of President Trump’s younger brother after some political commentators and politicians condemned it as "sick" and biased.

House committee calls on postmaster general to testify in 'urgent' hearing next week

The House Oversight Committee has called the postmaster general to testify in an "urgent" hearing on Aug. 24.

'One extremely violent night': 17 people shot in less than two hours during bloody night in Cincinnati

More than a dozen people were shot in Cincinnati, Ohio, in three separate incidents that took place within a span of three hours overnight Saturday.

Sanders: Trump Trying to 'Undermine American Democracy' Using the Postal Service

Sunday on ABC's "This Week," Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) accused President Donald Trump of attempting to "undermine American democracy by defunding the Postal Service." | Clips

Trump Wants An In-Person Meeting With Putin Before The Election

Trump has told aides that he wants to set up an in-person meeting with Putin before the presidential election in November.

House Committee Calls On Postmaster General To Testify On USPS Changes

The changes have stoked fears they are aimed at holding up mail-in election ballots.

Tracing Trump’s Postal Service obsession — from ‘loser’ to ‘scam’ to ‘rigged election’

The president is trying to make the post office a tool in his reelection campaign by slowing mail service, blocking an emergency infusion of federal funds and challenging the integrity of mail-in balloting.

With slower mail and election concerns, Trump's postmaster general is in the hot seat

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is emerging from obscurity and into a glaring hot spotlight lately, raising alarms with aggressive new strategies that have upended the United States Postal Service just as it heads into possibly the most consequential moment of its history -- the great vote-by-mail election of 2020.

Trump campaign adviser accuses Dems of trying to change the rules on mail-in voting, acknowledges Sen. Kamala Harris eligible to serve

Jason Miller, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign, appears on ABC's "This Week."

Biden Dreams of Kamelot | RealClearPolitics

Biden Dreams of Kamelot | RealClearPolitics

'We've rejected that': Robert O'Brien says Trump won't host Putin for in-person summit before election

National security adviser Robert O'Brien said President Trump will not attend an in-person summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the United States before the November election.

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