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Louis DeJoy

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Louis DeJoy
75th United States Postmaster General
Assumed office
June 16, 2020
PresidentDonald Trump
Joe Biden
DeputyDouglas Tulino
Preceded byMegan Brennan
Personal details
Born (1957-06-20) June 20, 1957 (age 67)[1]
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Aldona Wos
EducationStetson University (BBA)

Louis DeJoy (born June 20, 1957) is an American businessman and Republican Party fundraiser. He was appointed in May 2020 by the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service (USPS) to be the 75th United States Postmaster General. He was the founder and CEO of the logistics and freight company New Breed Logistics. He became known for his changes to the United States Postal Service that would have made it harder for people for vote by mail during the 2020 United States presidential election under the orders of President Donald Trump.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lawmakers from Both Parties Want Postal Service to Undo Changes That Are Slowing Mail". NBC News. Associated Press. August 6, 2020. Archived from the original on November 16, 2020. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  2. "Trump admits he is undermining the USPS to make it harder to vote by mail". the Guardian. 2020-08-13. Retrieved 2021-09-07.