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Mail-In Voting/Trump - Romney's Reponse During A Sutherland Institute Interview, August 15, 2020

Mitt Romney: ""This is a political calculation . . .When politicans attack a judicial system, attack a voting system . . . attack of free press, these things threaten the foundation upon which not only our own democracy, but democracies around the world." This whole claim of election "fraud" if mail in voting is allowed, is a distration from Trump's poor handling of controlling COVID-19, Russian bounties for American soldiers, and the tax/financial law suits filed against him. And yet, it is a serious subject, especially when you see what is being done to hamstring the postal system. They do not create the ballots, nor print them, nor mail them - they simply deliver them. It's akin to beating an overloaded pack mule for simply trying to do it's job. And the majority of Republican responses to President Trump's attempt to disrupt our voting rights? Silence. At least one Replublican had the backbone to stand up and say "This is wrong and should not be allowed." The rest should be ashamed of themselves.

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The House Oversight Committee will hold an emergency hearing on mail delays and concerns about potential White House interference in the U.S. Postal Service, inviting Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and Postal Service board of governors Chairman Robert M. Duncan to testify Aug. 24, top Democrats announced on Sunday.


Democrats have alleged that DeJoy, a former Republican National Committee chairman, is taking steps that are causing dysfunction in the mail system and could wreak havoc in the presidential election. The House had earlier not planned a hearing until September.


“The postmaster general and top Postal Service leadership must answer to the Congress and the American people as to why they are pushing these dangerous new policies that threaten to silence the voices of millions, just months before the election,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), House Oversight Chair Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) said in a statement announcing the hearing.


Source: Washington Post


IMPOOPUS opened a can of worms... no, a barrel of snakes... by attacking the USPS which has an approval rating of 91% from all Americans.  He is sending the wrong message to the American public (i.e. voters of all persuasion) which is backfiring spectacularly and now it appears that his cohorts are scrambling to get all the 'snakes' back in their barrel. 


[WH Chief of Staff] Meadows also said the White House is open to Congress passing a stand-alone measure to ensure the U.S. Postal Service is adequately funded to manage a surge in mail voting in November.


The president of the United States is not going to interfere with anybody casting their votes in a legitimate way whether it’s the post office or anything else,” he said.


Un-huh.  Sure.  🙄


@ej64073754 is right.  The USPS doesn't create, print, or mail ballots; they deliver.  But, then again, IMPOOPUS has always been in favor of shooting the messenger in the knees.  

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tRump can't actually pardon himself, and he probably doesn't trust his Vice Poodle Dense to do for him, so on 21 Jan 2021, the Biden/Harris Team needs to be ready to bring charges of Extortion, Bribery, lying to the FBI and Obstruction of Justice against the scumbag draft dodger.





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