Trump, USPS Appeal Ruling That Blocked Postal Service Changes Before Election

President Donald Trump, The U.S. Postal Service (USPS), and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on Friday appealed a federal judge's ruling suspending service changes at USPS and rushing the delivery of ballots prior to the Nov. 3 presidential election, according to the Justice Department. The appeal pertains to a pair of preliminary injunction orders issued in late September by U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, who directed the USPS to take "extraordinary measures" to ensure that millions of ballots were delivered by mail. According to a follow-up order issued by Sullivan on Nov. 1 (pdf), the Postal Service had to provide for"every ballot possible" to be delivered "by the cutoff time on Election Day" and ensure that "all ballots with a local destination must be cleared and processed on the same day or no later than the next morning for delivery to local offices, from now through at least Nov. 7." Sullivan's ...

Trump, USPS Appeal Ruling That Blocked Postal Service
Changes Before Election
President Donald Trump, The U.S. Postal Service (USPS), and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on Friday appealed a federal judge's ruling suspending service changes at USPS and rushing the delivery of ballots prior to the Nov. 3 presidential election, according to the Justice Department. The appeal pertains to a pair of preliminary injunction orders issued in late September by U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, who directed the USPS to take "extraordinary measures" to ensure that millions of ballots were delivered by mail. According to a follow-up order issued by Sullivan on Nov. 1 (pdf), the Postal Service had to provide for"every ballot possible" to be delivered "by the cutoff time on Election Day" and ensure that "all ballots with a local destination must be cleared and processed on the same day or no later than the next morning for delivery to local offices, from now through at least Nov. 7." Sullivan's ...