‘Friday Night Massacre’ at US Postal Service as Postmaster General—a Major Trump Donor—Ousts Top Officials

Government watchdogs, Democratic lawmakers, and pro-democracy advocates declared it a “Friday Night Massacre” for the U.S. Postal Service after news broke in a classic end-of-the-week dump that Louis DeJoy—a major GOP donor to President Donald Trump and the recently appointed Postmaster General—had issued a sweeping overhaul of the agency, including the ouster of top executives from key posts and the reshuffling of more than two dozen other officials and operational managers. Continue reading

U.S. Postal Service Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2020 Results

  • COVID-19 impacts result in declining mail volumes and increased Shipping and Package volumes
  • Uncertainty persists concerning the medium to long-term impact to the business, and the agreement on additional borrowing merely postpones the liquidity crisis
  • Postal Service employees continue to serve the nation during the pandemic
  • USPS tops The Harris Poll Essential 100 in COVID-19 response

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Senator Launches Investigation into Postal Service Delays After Postmaster General Fails to Provide Answers

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Gary Peters, Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, is launching an investigation into reported delays at the U.S. Postal Service that are preventing Americans from receiving critical mail on-time, including prescription drugs, business mail, and mail-in ballots. Continue reading