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US election 2020: Postal service warns of mail ballot delays

Trump defends postmaster general despite allegations he is trying to sabotage mail-in voting ahead of November election.

Protesters have gathered in front of the postmaster general’s home in the US capital, Washington, DC.

US President Donald Trump is defending the man he appointed to the position, despite accusations he is trying to sabotage the system ahead of November’s election by cutting back on the service’s capacity.

The Democratic party has presented a coronavirus relief bill that includes a $25bn injection into the postal service, but Trump has insisted that he will not accept the bill in its current form.

Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna reports from the US capital, Washington, DC.