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Trump news - live: Obama accuses president of bid to suppress postal vote as US suffers 'historic humiliation' in UN vote

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

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Barack Obama accuses Trump of attempting to 'actively kneecap' the US Postal Service to suppress mail-in votes

Barack Obama accuses Trump of attempting to 'actively kneecap' the US Postal Service to suppress mail-in votes

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Former President Barack Obama accused President Trump of trying to "actively kneecap" the US Postal Service to suppress votes at the upcoming election in November.
In a podcast with his former campaign manager David Plouffe, Obama said: "What we've seen in a way that is unique to modern political history is a president who is explicit in trying to discourage people from voting."
Trump this week said he did not want the USPS to get more funding because he doesn't want it to go toward mail-in voting, which he's baselessly said leads to voter fraud.
In response to Obama's comments, Jared...
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