When Donald Trump wanted to get rid of somebody?
They got gone….
Louis DeJoy is still going to work as the top of the organization even though a LOT of people are NOT happy with his way of running the US mail system as a Trump pick and favorite…..
There has been pressure on President Biden to get rid of him….
DeJoy stands on the Post Office’s board as the wall against Biden firing him…
THAT did NOT stop Trump from getting rid of people….
DeJoy was born in Brooklyn and still retains its distinct accent, despite long living in Greensboro, North Carolina. After growing up in New York, he took over his father’s small, declining trucking business in the 1980s, transforming it into New Breed Logistics, which he sold in 2014. His firm offered logistical services nationwide, which critics are quick to note sometimes competed with the post office.
DeJoy became postmaster general shortly after Trump declared the post office “a joke.” DeJoy implemented cost-cutting mechanisms he said would help make the agency—which has lost $9.2 billion in the 2020 budget year—more fiscally solvent. Those included reducing employee overtime and removing mail-sorting machines from postal facilities around the country.
“I am direct and decisive,” DeJoy said in a video message to employees last summer. “And I don’t mince words.”
After the changes, mail slowed enough that Democrats worried about an electoral crisis. The coronavirus pandemic prompted a voting-by-mail surge in last year’s presidential election, and widespread delays sparked concerns that millions of ballots wouldn’t arrive on time.
A federal judge wrote in September that “the Postal Service’s actions are not the result of any legitimate business concerns” but instead consistent with the Trump administration’s goals “to disrupt and challenge the legitimacy” of elections…
“I’m not a political appointee,” DeJoy told the House hearing. “I was selected by a bipartisan board of governors and I’d really appreciate it if you’d get that straight.” When pressed on how long he’d remain in his post, DeJoy responded, “A long time. Get used to me.”…