I had come to view that President Biden is alright with the Trump appointee running the mail….
That even with slower service, higher prices and the voting ballot issues…
Conflicts of interest issues…..
A LOT of us keep asking why is DeJoy still the Post Master….
For the last President?
If he wanted ya gone?
You got gone…
He never had any problems with indirect lines of command…
Today it has been announced that two post office board members are getting the hook to be replaced by Biden picks, which would give the President the votes from the board to remove DeJoy….
Biden’s move it seems was a surprise?
The White House on Friday, confirming a Washington Post report on the decision, announced it would nominate Daniel Tangherlini, who served as the administrator of the General Services Administration during the Obama administration, to replace Ron A. Bloom….
Within weeks of taking office in June 2020, DeJoy implemented protocols at processing facilities that substantially slowed mail delivery as part of a larger strategy to rein in the agency’s massive financial liabilities. The ensuing letter and package backlogs stretched into the holiday season when, as coronavirus infections sidelined a significant chunk of the postal workforce, on-time rates for nonlocal mail dropped to 38 percent — a historic low….
Postal policies are walled off from Congress and the president to insulate mail service from political tinkering, according to postal historians. The most direct line to political control of the agency is through its nine-member governing board, which hires and evaluates the postmaster general.
Board members are nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate. They serve staggered seven-year terms that matriculate regardless of whether the seat on the board is occupied. No more than five members may belong to the same party. Biden appointed three governors — two Democrats and one independent — in February….