Trump says he'll only consider additional funding for Postal Service if Democrats make concessions

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The U.S. Postal Service is warning several states that it may not be able to deliver mail-in ballots on time, as President Trump increases his attacks on voting by mail. CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett, CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes and CBS News senior investigative correspondent...
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Trump Says He Opposes More Funding For Postal Service Over Mail-In Voting
President Trump said he opposes congressional Democrats' demands to boost funding for the U.S. Postal Service because the money would be used to facilitate mail-in voting for November's elections.

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