Can the President Cut $100 Billion in USPS Costs?

When President Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2020 (beginning in October 2019) was released on Monday, we skimmed it to see if there was anything about rumored changes to the Postal Service that the Washington Post had reported on Sunday, but could find no specifics.

According to Monday’s New York Times article about the budget (via, “The administration also proposed about $100 billion in savings from unspecified reforms to the U.S. Postal Service and a similar amount from cuts to spending on federal employee pension plans.”

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Quit giving postmasters / management bonus for doing nothing -save a lot of money