Postmaster General Says He Won't Replace Sorting Machines : Consider This from NPR Louis DeJoy testified in front of the House Oversight Committee today. He denied ordering the removal of mail sorting machines, but also said he would not put them back into operation.

NPR's Kirk Siegler reports on how the recent slowdown in mail service is hurting Americans in rural areas — people who helped elect President Trump.

NPR's Planet Money tells the story of how the USPS got so strapped for cash in the first place. Listen to their full episode on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

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Postmaster General Says 'No, I Will Not' Put Mail Sorting Machines Back

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Postmaster General Says 'No, I Will Not' Put Mail Sorting Machines Back

Postmaster General Says 'No, I Will Not' Put Mail Sorting Machines Back

Postmaster General Says 'No, I Will Not' Put Mail Sorting Machines Back

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Louis DeJoy testified in front of the House Oversight Committee today. He denied ordering the removal of mail sorting machines, but also said he would not put them back into operation.

NPR's Kirk Siegler reports on how the recent slowdown in mail service is hurting Americans in rural areas — people who helped elect President Trump.

NPR's Planet Money tells the story of how the USPS got so strapped for cash in the first place. Listen to their full episode on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

Find and support your local public radio station.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is sworn in during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on August 24. Tom Williams/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is sworn in during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on August 24.

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