State attorneys general sue Trump administration over USPS changes
The attorneys general of Pennsylvania and Washington are leading a group of 20 states in a pair of lawsuits to stop service changes at the U.S. Postal Service ahead of the election, despite the postmaster general’s pledge to hold off on cost-cutting measures as the states prepared their lawsuits Tuesday, reports CBS News campaign reporter Zak Hudak.
“I will not let my foot off the gas so long as the postal officials continue to violate the law through the procedural steps that are here,” said Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, who today announced he would be suing President Trump.
The lawsuits come after a series of moves by USPS to cut overtime for carriers, and remove ballot-sorting machines — all as the country gears up for a massive influx of votes cast by mail for the November election. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a Trump mega-donor, has come under recent scrutiny for …continued .
[Source: CBS News]