House meets for the rare Saturday vote on the break, US Postal Service and emergency funds

House meets for the rare Saturday vote on the break, US Postal Service and emergency funds

(Washington) – The House convened for a rare Saturday of address of e-mail delivery problems session, ready to pass legislation that recent changes in operations, US Postal Service would be canceled and abzuzust├╝tzen the agency of the elections in November against $25 billion in emergency funds Send. is Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the Postal Service “dialing system”, as mentioned by lawmakers in Washington in a year of very unusual election as millions of Americans in order to email avoided at polling stations during the crown opt pandemic expected. The postal service is “under attack,” said Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y. .., the chairman of the monitoring committee and the author statement in the weeks Democrats address. The daylong session Saturday comes as turmoil in post-post focuses on disorders of ‘turbulent election year in the nation, rallying with the Americans one of the oldest institutions and the nation’s most popular. New Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testified Friday in the Senate that its “No. 1 priority” is to ensure the election mail arrives on time. But the new leader of the guard, an ally of President Donald Trump said he did not restore the cuts to mailboxes and sorting that have already been made. He can not senators with a plan offered on the ballot for the election of Crush Management. Democrats remain skeptical and forcing legislation to be sure. Your bill would restore the cuts and provide the funding for the agency. With most of them are expected to easily pass legislation. But Republicans are unlikely to sign, and the bill is sure to come to a standstill in the GOP held the Senate. In a memo to House Republicans, the leaders ridiculed the legislation as a post of acting “” conspiracy theory. Republicans say the reports of mail delivery problems are blown out of proportion and the post office has enough money this year. White House Trump said he would block Agency emergency funding that would help the mail service of a large increase in runoff treatment. However, looking at the Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, a rescue post $10 billion in the next package of aid COVID-19. The White House has said it is open to more post-funding as part of a bill on a large scale. The post was financially COVID-19 to fight with a decline in mail volume, the relative costs and a rare and bulky congressional request funds in advance of its retiree health benefits. For many, the post office a lifeline and provides not only the cards and letters, but also prescription drugs, budgets and other elements that are mostly needed by e-mail during the pandemic. The sending of Governors appointed by Trump, DeJoy selected the work to take as Postmaster General. A GOP donor, has previously owned a logistics company, a long-term Postal Service was the contractor. He claims substantial financial investments in companies that do business with the agency or compete, raising conflict of interest questions. In a statement, the Post said were provided DeJoy all the necessary financial details but may sell some investments when conflicts occur. Republicans have long postal reforms have tried to run more like a private company, and Trump often accuses the Post Amazon and other companies should be higher prices for package deliveries are loaded. The founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, also owns the Washington Post, a publication that mocks Trump as often “false news” on critical stories about him. Others say that the postal service is provided not only a company to make money often provide in distant places where it should not function efficiently. ___ Associated Press writer Bruce Schreiner in Frankfurt, Ky., Has contributed to this report.
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