3.43pm BST House Democrats plan to investigate the postmaster general, Louis DeJoy, over allegations that he encouraged employees at his former business to donate to Republican candidates in violation of campaign finance laws.The Washington Post reported yesterday: Five people who worked for DeJoy’s former business, New Breed Logistics, say they were urged by DeJoy’s aides or by the chief executive himself to write checks and attend fundraisers at his 15,000-square-foot gated mansion beside a Greensboro, N.C., country club.
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colleagues and I on @OversightDems will follow the facts and hold Postmaster General DeJoy accountable.
other employees familiar with New Breed’s financial and payroll systems said DeJoy would instruct that bonus payments to staffers be boosted to help defray the cost of their contributions, an arrangement that would be unlawful.My
There, events for Republicans running for the White House and Congress routinely fetched $100,000 or more apiece.Two
He told me: "I think you would acknowledge covering Congress as much as you have the political rhetoric gets heated and then many times right after the presidential election, voilà, they go away."
Source: the guardian
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