Entity: United States Postal Service

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.

American Oversight Sues USPS for Postmaster General DeJoy’s Calendars

September 15, 2020
The public is entitled to see how DeJoy is spending his time and who has been influencing his decisions.

Complaint: American Oversight v. USPS – Postmaster DeJoy’s Calendars

September 15, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) for the calendar entries of Postmaster Louis DeJoy. In a reply to American Oversight’s initial request for records, USPS stated that DeJoy’s calendars are not subject to FOIA request. 

News Roundup: What Trump Knew, and What We Know

September 10, 2020
We’ve known for months that President Donald Trump has been downplaying the severity of the coronavirus. In the spring, we knew that Covid-19 wasn’t just like the seasonal flu, despite Trump’s reassurances that it was. And we’ve known that the pandemic won’t just “disappear,” no matter how many times the president insists it will.

FOIA to USPS Seeking Email Communications with the VA

September 9, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Postal Service seeking Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s email communications with officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs.