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Sat Aug 22, 2020, 06:11 PM

House passes an additional $25 billion for Postal Service as Trump tweets opposition [View all]

Source: USA Today.

WASHINGTON The House of Representatives passed legislation Saturday to prevent any further changes at the United States Postal Service and to provide $25 billion in funding ahead of an expected surge in mail-in ballots in the November election.

The bill faces an uncertain future in the Republican-led Senate. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told the Louisville Courier-Journal Tuesday he was doubtful a bill only addressing the Postal Service could pass the Senate.

President Donald Trump, in a Saturday tweet, called the controversy over the Postal Service a "hoax" and told Republican lawmakers to vote against it, but over two dozen House Republicans joined all Democrats in voting for the bill. It passed by a 257-150 vote.

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/house-passes-an-additional-dollar25-billion-for-postal-service-as-trump-tweets-opposition/ar-BB18g1F9



I hope this will pass the Senate. At least it puts Mcturtle in a bind.

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