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Does Trump want to cut Post Office funding?
Trump: The Postal Service is a joke
President Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speak on funding for the U.S. Postal Service.
2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on June 23 claimed that President Trump "wants to cut off money for the post office so they cannot deliver mail-in ballots."
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The claim has been debunked, but some may be wondering what prompted Biden to make such an accusation in the first place.
It may stem from President Trump's April 24 comments saying he would not approve a $10 billion loan for the U.S. Postal Service unless the agency raises charges for Amazon and other big shippers to four to five times current rates.
THE USPS WILL NOT BE SAVED WITH MORE MONEY
"The Postal Service is a joke because they’re handing out packages for Amazon and other internet companies and every time they bring a package, they lose money on it," Trump told reporters at the time.