Trump-Damaged Postal Service Still Lagging In Key States Raising Mail-In Ballot Concerns

Trump-Damaged Postal Service Still Lagging In Key States Raising Mail-In Ballot Concerns 1


Rachel Maddow reports on the speed of U.S.P.S. mail delivery still not having recovered from the damage done over the summer by the political donor Donald Trump put in charge of the Postal Service, raising concerns for states with hard deadlines for mail-in ballots, particularly the battleground state of Michigan. Aired on 10/23/2020.
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Trump-Damaged Postal Service Still Lagging In Key States Raising Mail-In Ballot Concerns

81 Comments on "Trump-Damaged Postal Service Still Lagging In Key States Raising Mail-In Ballot Concerns"

  1. Khadijah Ali-Bey | October 24, 2020 at 3:06 AM | Reply

    Can the governer in these states activate the National Guard ti help with mail delivery?

  2. Michael Joseph Manwaring | October 24, 2020 at 3:06 AM | Reply

    Take the Post Master General back to Congress

    • To jail would cut out the middle man. That’s where he’s probably going. The fact is, WE ARE WINNING and these Hail Mary’s will NOT save the crooked GOP! They will rack up a LOT of crimes in this last week. HOLD THE LINE, AMERICA! Support each other! And VOTE! ✌️

    • @TRUE WORDS : Tell him he’s going to jail, under the next administration. He’ll change his tune. They’re NOT brave in the GOP. Hold the line and DON’T despair! This is only happening BECAUSE we are WINNING! 🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊

    • RICHARD TOMMOLINI | October 24, 2020 at 7:04 AM | Reply

      De Joy must go to De Jail.

    • @RICHARD TOMMOLINI : De funny 😂👍



    • Vote early vote in person

    • I urge everyone if you support Liberty & rule of law to please support President Trump this November. It has now been proven Joe Biden & his son have taken hundreds of millions of dollars worth of bribes from the CCP and are completely owned. Add this to his stifling tax and regulation plans, including wanting to throw the “Little Sisters of the Poor” in jail and you have the makings of a disaster. God Bless & please save our future. #Trump2020

    • @Grace4You I suggest to quit trolling Americans from Russia

    • @Dr. Jekyll This is no trolling and i don’t trust Putin as far as i could throw him, but the truth is i’ve deeply researched this issue and millions of Americans have NO IDEA what kind of Marxist nightmare Biden/Harris have in store. Every major riot/protest group operating in America today is being funded by Billionaire’s and the CCP in order to overthrow the system under the disguise of social justice. Everyone, please read “The Devil And Karl Marx” by Paul Kengor and warn all your friends and family. God Bless America. #Trump2020 ✝💖✝

    • @Grace4You no thanks. Will not trust anyone support trump anomalously on the internet. Russia troll

  4. Don't Worry Be Happy | October 24, 2020 at 3:15 AM | Reply

    Trump should be disqualified from running as president for rigging the votes..period

  5. trump unfit to be president……….

    • Mossy horn Hunter | October 24, 2020 at 8:15 AM | Reply

      And Creepy Joe is even less fit for being president, he has a hard time speaking, remembering things and is frail and old not to mention taking bribe money from foreign nations for years.

    • When Biden gets elected president i wont be worst president in history anymore.

    • Pelosi unfit as speaker. How does it feel to know she chose her own special interests over you?

    • @Mossy horn Hunter There’s no doubt he’s merely a puppet and Kamala will take over presidency with her hateful rhetorics and continue igniting hate and division. The multiple personalities (accents,body language) makes her fit for a mental institution.

    • Sorry stupid but he is!! You believed the Russia fake news hoax stupid moron and anybody else who did also! Moron’s

  6. My ballot took 5 days to get to me within Phoenix, but was delivered in 1 day so you just have to track it to be sure it gets counted. If it doesn’t you can cast a provisional ballot. Call somebody if you need help. There are alot of people who will help make sure your vote gets counted. 🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊

    • @David’sGarden I turned it in more than 2 weeks before the election and I’m severely disabled. Maybe you shouldn’t judge others or tell them how to live.

    • Yes I called my election office to make sure they found me 3 days later I had it and everyone in my household we voted and Monday I’m calling them back to see if everything is ok..

    • CNN Cancels Guest After He SLAMS Media Ignoring Biden Scandal, Leftists FURIOUS Host Praised Trump

    • @Suzanne Snow I’ve seen people in wheelchairs vote, and freedom of speech is for everyone.

    • @David’sGarden I’m about 85% bedridden, so maybe before you tell strangers how they should do things, consider that you don’t have a clue about their situation.

  7. It took five days for my ballot to travel two blocks.

    • In California, we all got our ballots by Oct 7, as they said. And I dropped mine off at the early polling place downtown yesterday. No lines at all. Like it should be!

    • @Ro G
      Glad to hear that. I believe most places aren’t having a problem. But there’s a glaring problem in some places, case and point, Georgia and Texas…..not a coincidence. Two battleground states, and both with a history of voter suppression and tactics.

    • @Dre-Day 1127 “Hey bonehead, ballots are sealed. Your home address is sealed? You don’t think I know who everyone at your home address is voting for? I hope you don’t actually believe that.
      Nice try though.”

    • @goe1punk
      So now you’re ‘clairvoyant’, and know for a fact how someone is voting without opening the sealed envelope..?!
      Hey, either go back to sipping coffee in your corner spot in Moscow, or go back to your Q Anon blog.

    • @Dre-Day 1127 “So now you’re BLaH BLaH BLaH i name call and know more than you do the sealed envelope”
      Hey, Piers Morgan and your butty Brian Tyler Cohen got censored. beds made.
      CNN Cancels Guest After He SLAMS Media Ignoring Biden Scandal, Leftists FURIOUS Host Praised Trump
      Borat Actor SHOCKED That Facebook Censored Him After He DEMANDED Censorship, Actor ROASTED Over Lies

  8. Do something!!!

  9. This is exactly what the Trump administration was hoping to create; and they did. The gargoyle DeJoy succeeded in doing what the demented wannabe director Trump wanted him to do.

    Why would any decent Republican voter approve of that and vote for Trump anyway?

  10. In-be-freakin-leavable.

    • Hardest working President in History. Donates his salary to the VA……Biden Takes from the Govt…..Trump Gives to Govt… Nobel Peace Prize……Middle EAST Peace…thank you President Trump.

  11. Richard Christie | October 24, 2020 at 3:36 AM | Reply

    I’m going to laugh the next time I hear USA lecturing other nations about democracy.

    • @Richard Christie We are a flawed Democracy because we are not a Democracy, we are a Constitution Government with no Flaws.

    • Richard Christie | October 24, 2020 at 8:05 PM | Reply

      @Prisoner Zero You are still a democracy, sorry to burst your bubble.

    • @Richard Christie Not in the real world.

    • Richard Christie | October 24, 2020 at 8:53 PM | Reply

      @Prisoner Zero I bet you voted for Trump, it kinda shows.

    • @Richard Christie Most certainly.
      Nobody with a brain would vote for Crooked creepy Segregation Joe. Besides, I stopped voting for Democrats in the 1970 when Crooked Creepy Segregation Joe was trying to stop his kids from going to schools with Black Kids. Crooked Creepy Segregation Joe didn’t want Hunter to be influencing the Black Students.

  12. Go vote in person it’s safest. That’s why the lines are so huge because can’t trust the mail in ballots.

  13. Mail in votes should have been sent out a long time ago, they showed their hand. If you get your ballot drop it off at a drop box or elections board or just vote early in person, don’t take chances with this postal service

    • Exactly. I applied for mine as soon as I could, got it the last week of September and mailed it in right away. Checking the state’s website to make sure the ballot was received is important, too

    • I voted absentee and instead of sending it back in the mail as a ballot, I put it in a standard flat rate envelope and then had someone in my state hand deliver it. South Carolina sent out ballots on the 5th of October and I did not get mine until the 18th of October! That is slower than ground shipping which shows that the post office is systematically targeting the ones marked as ballots and slowing them down. I suggest everyone either hand deliver it or hide it in a separate envelope and have someone you know in your home state deliver it. Also, send it via FedEx or UPS not the USPS. I sent mine flat rate back to SC and it got there in two days as opposed to the 13 days it took to get TO me. If you live in the state and have requested an absentee, would should have received it. Fill it out, put it in both envelopes the states require, and hand deliver it to a ballot drop box site and ensure the box you put it in is in fact a certified box. Many states have removed these boxes all over the State and GOP officials are placing fake boxes around the state to steal absentee ballots from Democrats heavy counties. You may trust the county you live in, but GOP operatives can easily go into you country and mess with the system your democrat run country officials have set up. Do not trust the GOP what so ever. They evened Gerrymandering, the are NOT the party of Lincoln like we are constantly being told, and they will stop at nothing to cheat, steal, and abuse the system in order to maintain power because to them, that is the metric they judge themselves by, power.

  14. The postal service should prioritize ballots and throw pointless advertisement mail off to the side to be sent out later

    • @Saiyan Seeds yet UPS and FedEx arent going bankrupt and constantly begging for bailouts like the USPS. America has spoken, they dont like the USPS.

      Imagine if the government kept bailing out BurgerKing because people preferred Chick-fil-A and Wendy’s

    • @Noah – Do you know why its failing? Do you know how many times its failed? Do you even understand why it still runs? Most people do not prefer UPS and FEDEX as the postal Service still moves more mail then both of these companies. Business prefer them yes one because theyll ship over 70lbs but magazines would never be deliveres by ups or fedex unless you want each magazine costing 15 bucks. You do not underatand that your wrong and the postal service has always been this way since ita inception. You cannot assume things you do not understand.

    • Keith Johnson - Shelby GT500 | October 24, 2020 at 10:20 AM | Reply

      *Steve Forbes: Biden economy would be ‘recipe for disaster’*

      Sept 28, 2020 / Fox Business

    • @Keith Johnson – Shelby GT500 Steve Forbes one of the richest men in the world is who you will follow to biden. Good job showing distrust of wallstreet, oh doesnt facebook support biden and twitter and google every company that just about every American agrees they are a problem in our country. Why would these companies that want to silence free speech, that make the most money in the world and are currently the problem of slave labor in other countries ever want to change the way there doing business? That is specifically why they choose Biden to keep the country running the way they want it to not the way Americans truly want. Americans I believe can find a middle ground by not when you have facebbok twitter and google running the show they will just keep us divided as that is what makes them money and gives them power.

    • You are the one who is wrong. The US postal service used to be great, but an Act passed in 2006 forced then to set aside 50 billion a year for retirees, while also putting price caps on services like 1st Class mail. So they had this huge financial burden while their income was reduced. They went from a 900 million profit in 2006 to a 3.1 billion loss just three years later. It is starting to look like Someone has been playing a Long Game to destroy your democracy.

  15. Vote EARLY and IN-PERSON if you can!


  16. Vote in person if you can. “Don the Con” and his cronies are once again trying to steal the election…

  17. Go in person.

  18. Michigan voters. Take your ballot to a drop box, fight back against voter supression

  19. Just vote in person.. 💪🏽💪🏽🇺🇸🇺🇸

  20. Louis Dejoy needs to be serving life in jail in solitary for this.

    • @scratch why he removed the sort machines.fastest way to sort letters.🤨

    • @Elba Corcuera they were being retired. And they were slated to be removed before he took his possition

    • @Elba Corcuera there have already been 50 million ballots collected so far. And we are still more than a week out from the election. Seem they are doing fine

    • @Elba Corcuera this entire non scandle was created out of thin air by the democrats. If you knew how much mail the usps handles on any given day you would realize that the ballots they are mailing out only accounts for a small fraction of thier normal workload

    • @Elba Corcuera btw the way you wrote that suggests that you believe he removed all of them. A few of them were taken down. There are several still in service. I imagine they were supposed to be either relocated or refurbished. But this vote by mail nonsense cropped up mid job and nancy made a stink about it to try and justify her existence while she blocks any attempt at covd relief

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