Entity: United States Postal Service

American Oversight Sues USPS for Postmaster General DeJoy’s Emails and Directives

September 21, 2020
The lawsuit is the latest in our investigation into whether and to what extent political interference at the post office has undermined trust in absentee voting.

Complaint: American Oversight v. USPS – Vote by Mail

September 21, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) for directives and assessments regarding voting by mail. This lawsuit also seeks Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s email communications containing related key terms.

Withheld Records Response from USPS Regarding Board of Governors’ Ethics Documents and Waivers

September 21, 2020
The U.S. Postal Service stated that it was witholding records responsive to American Oversight's request for the agency's Board of Governors' ethics documents and waivers.

No Records Response from USPS Regarding Kentucky’s Absentee Ballot Integrity Task Force

September 21, 2020
stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for records regarding Kentucky’s Absentee Ballot Integrity Task Force, including records reflecting any meetings with the task force.

News Roundup: Behind the Scenes at the Postal Service

September 17, 2020
The question of what has been going on at the U.S. Postal Service has been a subject of increasing concern as the election draws nearer and as Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s leadership remains mired in controversy.

Post Office Records Reveal Emails About Treasury Takeover, Thwarted Mask Delivery Plan

September 17, 2020
American Oversight obtained nearly 10,000 pages of records with new details about the U.S. Postal Service’s struggles during the early months of the pandemic.

Documents Show DeJoy Hired Staff with Ties to His Businesses

September 17, 2020
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy brought in staff connected to his business ventures when he took over the United States Postal Service this summer, according to resumes and employment records obtained by American Oversight.

Rejection Response from USPS Regarding Postmaster General DeJoy’s Calendars

September 16, 2020
The U.S. Postal Service rejected American Oversight's records request for the calendar entries of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.

FOIA to USPS Seeking Information on Vote by Mail Meeting Attended by Postmaster General DeJoy

September 16, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Postal Service seeking records associated with a vote-by-mail meeting attended by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.

Investigations Update: DeJoy’s Calendars, Barr’s False Voting Fraud Story, and Delays in Prescription Deliveries

September 15, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the postmaster general’s calendars, the administration’s alarmist claims about voter fraud, and the decision to put a Trump-signed letter in food aid boxes.