Dejoy, a former logistics executive and major Republican campaign donor, banned postal workers from making extra trips to ensure on-time mail delivery and cracked down on overtime hours. Localities across the country have struggled with USPS backlogs of up to a week.
Former vice president Joe Biden and his running mate, Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.), meanwhile, are preparing for a mostly-virtual Democratic National Convention that kicks off Monday night. A Washington Post-ABC News poll released Sunday finds most Americans approve of Harris’s selection as a vice presidential running mate by presumptive Democratic nominee Biden. The Post-ABC poll finds 54 percent of Americans approve of Biden’s choice of Harris while 29 percent disapprove and 17 percent have no opinion.