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Biden names USPS board of governors nominees, as Democrats put pressure on DeJoy

Posted on AllSides February 24th, 2021
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President Biden on Wednesday nominated a former postal union lawyer, a vote-by-mail advocate, and a former deputy postmaster general to sit on the Postal Services' Board of Governors.

Why it matters: The nominations, which require Senate confirmation, come as some Democrats call for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's ouster and others push for Biden to nominate board members to name a new postmaster general.

If Biden's nominees are accepted, Democrats would hold a majority on the board, per the Washington Post, which first reported this story.

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