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Lawmakers question USPS board member's role in choice of postmaster general

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DeJoy later backtracked and said the changes would be "suspended" until after the election, but that has done little to quell concerns by Democrats about potential political influence on the Postal Service.In a letter to board member John Barger, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and Congresswoman Katie Porter noted that the firm Russell Reynolds Associates was contracted to research and recommend a new candidate for postmaster general, who is elected by the nine-person Board of Governors. Barger was appointed by President Trump in August 2019.The two lawmakers are asking Barger whether he considered recommendations from Russell Reynolds Associates, whether other candidates had been recommended by the firm and whether Duncan suggested or requested that Barger recommend DeJoy. They also want to know if he discussed the DeJoy recommendation with GOP officials or with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and whether Williams raised concerns about the recommendation."The appointment of Mr. Louis DeJoy as Postmaster General was highly irregular and we are concerned that his candidacy may have been influenced by political motivations," Krishnamoorthi said in a statement to CBS News.

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