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Pelosi keeps up post office pressure: ‘I don’t, frankly, trust the postmaster general’

San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 18, 2020

August 18, 2020

Pelosi keeps up post office pressure: ‘I don’t, frankly, trust the postmaster general’

Trump’s words have changed what was largely a battle between his appointees and labor unions about how the post offices should be run, said Rick Hasen, an election law expert at UC Irvine law school. “It is unclear whether and the extent to which these changes are being made to make it harder for people to vote by mail during the pandemic,” he said in an email. “But President Trump’s statements tying the two issues together are very troubling.”