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Postal Workers Union Endorses Joe Biden for President

One of the largest U.S. Postal Service (USPS) workers unions announced it would endorse presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden for president and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) for vice president.

The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) said in a statement Friday that “on behalf of nearly 300,000 active and retired letter carriers, we are proud to endorse Vice President Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to lead this country as president and vice president.”

“Vice President Biden is – was – and will continue to be – a fierce ally and defender of the United States Postal Service (USPS), letter carriers, and our fellow postal brothers and sisters,” it added. “NALCs endorsement and our support come down to Joes steadfast support of us and his unwavering dedication to improving the lives of all working people throughout this great nation.”

It came after President Donald Trump said he opposes funding to the USPS pushed by Democrats in their latest funding package.

But on Friday, the president told a news conference that he would agree to the $25 billion in funding if Democratic lawmakers make concessions.

“Sure, if they give us what we want,” Trump said in response to a question asking about it at a news briefing, adding that Democrats are “blocking” aid for Americans after talks stalled last week.

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A view shows U.S. postal service mail boxes at a post office in Encinitas, California in a 2013 file photograph. (Mike Blake/Reuters)

Previously, the president said that mass mail-in voting could lead to voter fraud.

“Now they need that money in order to have the Post Office work so it can take all of these millions and millions of ballotsRead More From Source

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