- The House Oversight Committee announced an investigation into Postmaster General Louis Dejoy following allegations of circumventing campaign finance laws
- Former employees say Dejoy pressured and compensated workers for donations through his fundraisers
- Dejoy is also accused of reducing postal capacity ahead of the 2020 presidential election
The House Oversight Committee announced an investigation of Postmaster General Louis Dejoy following allegations he circumvented campaign finance laws in North Carolina.
Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney announced the move on Twitter Tuesday. Former employees of Dejoy said he reimbursed them for hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions to Republican politicians. Dejoy is also under added scrutiny following changes in post office policy that could hamper mail-in voting ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election.
Five former employees said in interviews with the Washington Post that Dejoy had systematically incentivized and compensated employees of his former company, New Breed Logistics, for participating