2020-04-29 11:40:22

Trump Attacks Post Office While Carriers & Clerks Die from COVID-19


President Trump has lashed out at the U.S. Postal Service/Post Office as the pandemic brings it to the brink of collapse and more people than ever are relying on the mail.


Trump claims the agency is only losing money because it is undercharging Amazon and other companies for shipping. "It just isn't true," says American Postal Workers Union President Mark Dimondstein.



Democracy Now! produces a daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. 

Our reporting includes breaking daily news headlines and in-depth interviews with people on the front lines of the world’s most pressing issues. 

On DN!, you’ll hear a diversity of voices speaking for themselves, providing a unique and sometimes provocative perspective on global events.

Missed an episode?  Check out DN on FSTV VOD anytime or visit the show page for the latest clips.

#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. 

#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling and online at freespeech.org.

Amazon American Postal Workers Union Amy Goodman Democracy Now! Donald Trump Free Speech TV Mark Dimondstein Post Office U.S. Postal Service United States

Economy

The Thom Hartmann Program

These Companies Put Millions In Poverty From Low Wages

These Companies Put Millions In Poverty From Low Wages

The Thom Hartmann Program

Uber and Lyft Exploitation Of Gig Workers

Uber and Lyft Exploitation Of Gig Workers

The Thom Hartmann Program

Trump's Fake Economic Recovery

Trump's Fake Economic Recovery

Democracy Now!

Pandemic Poverty: The CARES Act Kept Millions from Going Hungry. Why Won't the Senate Renew It?

Pandemic Poverty: The CARES Act Kept Millions from Going Hungry. Why Won't the Senate Renew It?

Democracy Now!

Egypt Arrests Leading Human Rights Monitors in Latest Crackdown

Egypt Arrests Leading Human Rights Monitors in Latest Crackdown

Democracy Now!

Astra Taylor: Biden Can Cancel Student Debt on Day One. Movements Must Make Him Do It.

Astra Taylor: Biden Can Cancel Student Debt on Day One. Movements Must Make Him Do It.

Rising Up With Sonali

Chaos And Instability In Peru After President Is Ousted

Chaos And Instability In Peru After President Is Ousted

Democracy Now!

“I Need That Pardon”: Ronnie Long, Free After 44 Years, Demands Justice for His Wrongful Conviction

“I Need That Pardon”: Ronnie Long, Free After 44 Years, Demands Justice for His Wrongful Conviction

Related

The Thom Hartmann Program

Could Trump Actually Steal Biden's 2020 Victory?

Could Trump Actually Steal Biden's 2020 Victory?

Democracy on the Brink with Aunna Dennis, Executive Director, Common Cause Georgia

Democracy on the Brink with Aunna Dennis, Executive Director, Common Cause Georgia

Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff

Economic Update: What Capitalism's Decline Means

Economic Update: What Capitalism's Decline Means

Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! 11/23/20

Democracy Now! 11/23/20