With presidential elections just months away, the functioning of the US Postal Service has emerged as a key issue. The postal service, which is facing a huge financial crunch, may struggle to deliver postal ballots during the elections.
Louis Dejoy, US postmaster general, has been criticized of electoral manipulation as many operational changes were set to delay the delivery of millions of postal ballots
Questions have been raised over the recent operational changes in the USPS brought in by new Trump appointee, that could delay delivery of postal ballots in time for November elections
The budget cuts have been criticized for being sorely inadequate and to be nothing more than “budget tricks” by progressives
The Arab Joint List, the third largest political bloc in the Israeli parliament, has sought international intervention to stop the proposed annexation of large parts of West Bank territory by the Israeli government under prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Republicans and president Trump have opposed the bill as a move to weaken the police and law enforcement, while activists claim the bill does not sufficiently tackle the issues at hand
The move comes in as the US is faced with a major unemployment crisis, and even as the Trump administration is pushing for an early lifting of pandemic-related restrictions.