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Trump met with Postmaster General amid mail-in voting attacks

Trump met with Postmaster General amid mail-in voting attacks

President Donald Trump met with United States Postmaster General Louis DeJoy at the White House last week amid his ongoing attacks on mail-in voting and ahead of DeJoy’s meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer. “It was a congratulatory meeting,” White House deputy press secretary Judd Deere told CNN. DeJoy,…MORE

Obama: Trump is trying to ‘actively kneecap’ and ‘starve’ the postal service

Obama: Trump is trying to ‘actively kneecap’ and ‘starve’ the postal service

Former President Barack Obama took on President Donald Trump’s attempts to stall funding for the United States Postal Service in a podcast published Friday, slamming his successor’s opposition to the much-needed funds as a craven attempt to boost his chances of winning in November. Obama, in a podcast with David Plouffe, his former campaign manager,…MORE

Newly renovated White House Rose Garden to be unveiled next week

Newly renovated White House Rose Garden to be unveiled next week

The newly renovated White House Rose Garden is scheduled to be unveiled on Thursday, just days before the Republican National Convention, a source with knowledge of the planning told CNN. The iconic White House garden has been under construction since late last month, when first lady Melania Trump announced she was spearheading an overhaul to…MORE

Justice Department disrupts millions of barrels of Iranian fuel shipment bound for Venezuela

Justice Department disrupts millions of barrels of Iranian fuel shipment bound for Venezuela

A multimillion-dollar fuel shipment from a designated foreign terrorist organization in Iran to Venezuela was disrupted by the Justice Department, according to a Friday news release. Justice officials say the seizure of the shipment by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is the government’s largest-ever seizure of fuel shipments from Iran. After executing a court-issued seizure…MORE

Why #VoteByOct22 supporters want you to vote early

Why #VoteByOct22 supporters want you to vote early

The hashtag #VoteByOct22 is trending on Twitter in an attempt to encourage Americans to return their absentee ballots in the mail well ahead of this year’s November 3 general election if they aren’t planning to vote in person. “Here is the truth and I need you to spread it: the voters need to take control.…MORE

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