Postmaster General Louis DeJoy admitted in a recent session before Congress that the Post Office had fallen far short of its targets for service, but that he would not be going anywhere any time soon.
“Get used to me,” DeJoy told the House Oversight Committee. He was just nominated for the position in May 2020 by a bipartisan group of governors.
The Post Office had major delays around the holidays after failing to hire enough temorary staff to handle the volume, with some packages being delayed more than a month.
Even so, DeJoy said he planned to stick around for “a long time.”
“The years of financial stress, underinvestment, unachievable service standards, and lack of operational precision have resulted in a system that does not have adequate resiliency to adjust and adapt to changing circumstances,” he said.
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