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On Aug. 21, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testified before a Senate committee and expressed support for voting by mail. (Video: The Washington Post)

Postal Service will prioritize ballots over other mail, postmaster general testifies

August 21, 2020 at 7:16 p.m. EDT
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told lawmakers Friday that ensuring the safe and timely delivery of election mail was his “sacred duty,” disputing accusations his controversial cost-cutting agenda was politically motivated even as he reiterated his intention to execute it after the November election.