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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy defends decisions to House committee

CBS News Monday, 24 August 2020
Postmaster 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. CBSN political contributor Molly Hooper joins CBSN's Errol Barnett with highlights from the proceedings.
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News video: DeJoy supports voting by mail

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When asked by lawmakers if he supports absentee voting and voting by mail during a Senate hearing Friday, after first not directly answering the question, U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy ends his answer with, "so I guess that's yes."

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