With a majority of the House and nearly half the Senate pushing back on the Trump administration’s plan to privatize the Postal Service, postal employees across the country rallied Monday, calling on their lawmakers to scuttle the proposal.
House lawmakers pushed back strongly on the Trump administration’s proposal to restructure, and ultimately privatize Postal Service at a hearing Wednesday, the first indication from Congress that the White House may face an uphill battle implementing this aspect of its government reorganization plan.
Office of Management and Budget attempted to sell lawmakers on its reorganization proposals Wednesday. The proposal to reorganize the Office of Personnel Management sparked mostly concern from members.
Some agency leaders have so far promised to remain transparent as the Trump administration attempts to make good on its reorganization proposals.
The Trump administration seeks to privatize the Postal Service as part of the sweeping government reorganization plan it unveiled Thursday, which may bring with it a significant pay and benefits changes to more than 600,000 USPS employees.
Trump administration proposes merging the education and labor departments as part of a broader government overhaul plan