Trump Seemingly Admits Why He's Blocking Postal Service Funding
Written by Huffingtonpost on August 13, 2020
President Donald Trump appeared to confess he’s trying to undermine the U.S. Postal Service by blocking funding for the company, which is predicted to cope with a rush of mail-in ballots throughout this election season.
“Now they want that cash with a view to make the submit workplace work so it may well take all of those thousands and thousands and thousands and thousands of ballots,” he stated Thursday in an interview on Fox Enterprise. “But when they don’t get these two gadgets, meaning you’ll be able to’t have common mail-in voting.”
Trump has repeatedly unfold conspiracy theories about mail-in voting and has prompt he’ll solid doubt on the outcomes of the November election. States are working to extend their capability for mail-in voting, as many Individuals are anticipated to vote by mail this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Election watchdog and voting rights teams are deeply involved that Trump’s assaults on mail-in voting and the Postal Service will end in elevated voter suppression.