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Collins on Postal Service Vote: This is nothing more than political theatre

Aug 22, 2020
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) today released the following statement after the House voted on H.R. 8015. 

“Rather than implement much-needed reforms, the Democrats’ bill would arbitrarily throw $25 billion of taxpayer money at the Postal Service while prohibiting any efforts to make the USPS more efficient. The Postal Service itself has stated it has the financial liquidity to maintain operations until August 2021, proving this taxpayer-funded bailout is completely unnecessary and just another attempt to recklessly throw money at an agency for political purposes.

"If Democrats were really worried about the Postal Service, they would have accepted President Trump’s offer to give the Postal Service another $10 billion last month. Instead, they’re manufacturing a crisis and spreading conspiracy theories to undermine the integrity of the 2020 election and attack President Trump. Don’t be mistaken: this is nothing more than political theatre."

While Collins was not present in Washington for today’s vote due to a commitment to drill for the U.S. Air Force Reserve, Collins would have voted NO on H.R. 8015. A Lieutenant Colonel and Chaplain in the U.S. Air Force Reserve, Collins has ministered to our country’s military since 2002.