Exclusive: U.S. Postmaster General to pause all operational reforms after outcry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is set to announce later on Tuesday that he will suspend all operational reforms and initiatives until after the election, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters and sources briefed on the matter. DeJoy will announce that the changes are to 'avoid even the appearance of any impact on election mail,' according to the draft statement seen by Reuters

Reuters August 19, 2020 00:10:54 IST
Exclusive: U.S. Postmaster General to pause all operational reforms after outcry

Exclusive US Postmaster General to pause all operational reforms after outcry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is set to announce later on Tuesday that he will suspend all operational reforms and initiatives until after the election, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters and sources briefed on the matter.

DeJoy will announce that the changes are to "avoid even the appearance of any impact on election mail," according to the draft statement seen by Reuters.

The U.S. Postal Service did not immediately comment.

(Reporting by David Shepardson, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien)

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