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Louis DeJoy is an American businessman and the current and 75th U.S. Postmaster General and new CEO. He was appointed in May 2020 by the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Prior to the appointment he was also a Republican Party fundraiser.
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Postal Service awards $5 million contract to DeJoy's former companyAnnual pay rate to move mail across a 700-mile highway route is one of the highest among 1,600 USPS contracts last quarter.
As courts back broad mail-in voting, DeJoy apologizes for missteps.
Prescription delivery times increased after DeJoy took over USPS, report findsOperational shifts have allegedly led to a delay in mail delivery and backlogs.
Senate report finds 'significant' prescription drug delivery delays under Postmaster General Louis DeJoyDeliveries that would normally take 1-2 days would instead take 3-4 days, the report concluded.
A top House Democrat calls for the suspension of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over campaign finance allegations.
House committee to investigate Postmaster General DeJoy over political donations to GOP candidatesRep. Carolyn Maloney said Louis DeJoy could face 'criminal exposure' and called for the postmaster general to be immediately suspended.
House panel investigating postmaster general over GOP fundraising allegationsHouse Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney said DeJoy "could face criminal exposure."
Trump says he would support investigation into postmaster generalAt a press conference at the White House on Labor Day, President Trump said he would support an investigation into Postmaster General Louis DeJoy following reports that before leading the Postal..
Schumer calls for DeJoy probe over campaign finance allegationsEmployees for the postmaster general's former company, New Breed Logistics, said they were "urged" by DeJoy or his aides to make political contributions and given bonuses "to help defray the cost."
DeJoy Pressured Workers to Donate to G.O.P. Candidates, Former Employees SayFormer employees at New Breed Logistics say they were expected to donate to candidates whom their executive, Louis DeJoy, was supporting, and would be rewarded through yearly bonuses.
Postal Service Has Paid Louis DeJoy’s Former Company $286 Million Since 2013Documents obtained through a public records request showed the degree to which XPO Logistics, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s former employer, is intertwined with the agency he now oversees.
A House panel plans to subpoena Louis DeJoy over mail delays and his Trump communications.The chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee said the postmaster general had withheld requested documents, telling her panel his verbal testimony should suffice.
House committee to subpoena Postmaster General DeJoy for withholding documents from CongressDemocrats want documents related to delays at USPS and in election mail, plus communication between DeJoy and Trump's campaign.
Senator Gary Peters demands more answers from Louis DeJoyLawmakers grilled Postmaster General Louis DeJoy twice last week on changes he's made to the U.S. Postal Service. Senator Gary Peters, the ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, is..
DeJoy defends postal changes as Trump continues to attack voting by mail.
Postal leader defends changes, denies 'sabotaging' electionWASHINGTON (AP) — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told lawmakers Monday that he has warned allies of President Donald Trump that the president's repeated attacks on the legitimacy of mail-in ballots..
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Postmaster general testifies before House Oversight CommitteePostmaster General Louis DeJoy returned to Capitol Hill on Monday to testify before the House Oversight Committee. DeJoy continued to defend changes made to the Postal Service ahead of the 2020..
In House testimony, DeJoy calls Trump’s comments about mail-in voting ‘not helpful.’
Postmaster General DeJoy says he does not know how many people voted by mail in 2016 presidential election"I'll submit that I know very little about a postage stamp," Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said when asked about postage rates for a greeting card.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy defends decisions to House committeePostmaster General Louis DeJoy defended cost-cutting measures at the U.S. Postal Service and denied trying to impede mail-in voting at a hearing Monday before the House Oversight and Reform Committee...
DeJoy urges voters to return ballots earlyPostmaster General Louis DeJoy is urging voters to request mail-in ballots early. In written testimony provided to a House panel, he recommended requesting ballots at least 15 days before the Nov. 3..
Trump's Postmaster General DeJoy commits to delivering election mail on time, slams 'false narrative'House lawmakers grilled Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on Monday in a hearing about recent controversial changes at the USPS
House passes $25 billion bill to fund U.S. Postal Service, but Senate balksIn a rare Saturday session, the House of Representatives voted to pass a bill that would inject $25 billion into the U.S. Postal Service and block any changes to service that may slow mail-in ballots..
DeJoy Will Be Questioned Again Amid Mail-In Voting ConcernsLouis DeJoy will return to Capitol Hill on Monday to defend his tenure as postmaster general. He is expected to receive a chilly reception from Democratic lawmakers on a key House panel.
Watch live: Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testifies before HouseDemocrats have criticized the postmaster general for overseeing recent operational changes that led to delays in mail delivery.
Postmaster general to testify before House committee as concerns over mail delays growPostmaster General Louis DeJoy will testify before the House Oversight Committee on Monday amid growing concerns surrounding the United States Postal Service ahead of the 2020 election. The emergency..
Congress expected to vote on $25 billion for U.S. Postal ServiceMembers of Congress are expected to return to Capitol Hill for a rare Saturday session. House Democrats are forcing a vote on their bill to provide $25 billion in emergency funding for the agency...
Race to the White House: Postmaster says election mail will go through despite cutsNew Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said Friday he has no plans to restore mailboxes and other agency cuts made since he took over in June, sparking fresh questions over how the Postal Service will..
Postmaster General defends changes made to USPS during Senate committee hearingThe US postmaster general was peppered with questions from senators during a committee hearing. During his testimony, Louis DeJoy defended changes made to the postal service, and said delivering..
DeJoy testifies: Dems focus on mail voting, GOP hones in on USPS fundingLouis DeJoy testified before a Senate panel amid concerns about whether the Postal Service will be able to process the increased numbers of mail-in ballots expected in the general election.
Senators grill postmaster general over USPS changesPostmaster General Louis Dejoy says it is "outrageous" to accuse him of trying to make it harder to cast a mail-in ballot. Nancy Cordes reports.
DeJoy Tells Senators Election Mail Will Be Delivered ‘Fully and on Time’The postmaster general, under fire for recent changes that have slowed mail delivery, defended his approach and asked Congress to help free the Postal Service from costly retirement obligations.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says USPS changes will stayPostmaster General Louis DeJoy faced a morning of questioning before a Senate committee Friday about his changes to U.S. Postal Service operations and their potential impact on the 2020 election. Molly..
Postmaster general says he supports voting by mailPostmaster General Louis DeJoy told a Senate committee hearing he supports voting by mail and noted that he, too, voted by mail for many years. Under questioning by Ohio GOP Senator Rob Portman, DeJoy..
Postmaster general "highly confident" mail ballots sent 7 days before Election Day will be countedPostmaster General Louis DeJoy told a Senate panel Friday he's confident mail-in ballots sent a week before Election Day will be processed and counted. "Extremely, highly confident," DeJoy responded..
Trump's Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to testify before Senate panel about postal delaysPostmaster General Louis DeJoy will face senators on Capitol Hill on Friday and is expected to explain changes made at the U.S. Postal Service.
Postmaster General to testify, 'Golden State Killer' faces sentencing, California wildfires: 5 things to know FridayPostmaster General Louis DeJoy to testify, "Golden State Killer" Joseph DeAngelo is expected to be sentenced and more news you need to know Friday.
How journalism helped save the postal servicePostmaster general Louis Dejoy suspended controversial changes to the U.S. Postal Service after critics claimed the changes were causing mail delays, potentially compromising mail-in voting. Patch..
Representative Jayapal on examining the U.S. Postal ServiceThe Congressional Progressive Caucus held a hearing Thursday to better understand how the U.S. Postal Service has transformed in recent months under the leadership of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy...
Here’s What to Watch as the Postmaster General Testifies Before CongressLouis DeJoy’s appearance before the Senate Homeland Security Committee will be his first congressional testimony since he suspended cost-cutting measures at the Postal Service.
Former Postal Governor Tells Congress Mnuchin Politicized Postal ServiceDavid C. Williams, who will testify before lawmakers on Thursday, also told Congress he raised concerns about Louis DeJoy ahead of his hiring.
Lawmakers question USPS board member's role in choice of postmaster generalTwo lawmakers found that DeJoy was chosen over the wishes of the vice president of the USPS Board of Governors.
Former Postal Governor Says He Raised Concerns About Louis DeJoyDavid C. Williams, who will testify before lawmakers on Thursday, told Congress he had suggested his fellow governors investigate the new postmaster general’s background ahead of his hiring.
Democrats demand answers from Postmaster GeneralDemocratic lawmakers want more answers from Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a Trump appointee and donor, over his proposed changes to the U.S. Postal Service. Senator Tina Smith, a Democrat from..
A mail-in COVID-19 test company switched to FedEx because of USPS delaysPhoto by Nicholas Kamm / AFP via Getty Images Vitagene, a company that makes mail-in, saliva-based COVID-19 tests, is switching its shipping from the United States Postal Service to FedEx, its CEO..
Election concerns persist despite Louis DeJoy’s move to halt postal changes.
USPS head has no plans to replace sorting machines or reverse other Postal Service changes, Pelosi saysThe Postal Service deferred comment to DeJoy's Tuesday statement, where he said he would stop changes but did not address their reversal.
Trump knocks Mitch McConnell, Republicans for USPS hearings during RNCThe highly anticipated Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee hearing will feature the testimony of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy halts changes to Postal Service until after 2020 electionThe Postmaster general is under fire Wednesday morning for changes he's made to the Postal Service. This comes as at least 20 state attorneys general agree to sue. Paula Reid reports.