What the Fuck Is Happening With the Mail? 1
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Delayed prescriptions, mailboxes being toted away, Americans dying and families wondering if they’ll get evicted. The nation in multiple major crises seems like a great time for the Senate to go on vacation, at least in Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s eyes.

In this members-only episode of The New Abnormal, Sen. Gary Peters, Sr. (D-MI), who is leading the investigation into the United States Postal Service backlog, explains this postal shitshow to co-host Molly Jong-Fast and producer Jesse Cannon—and how Mitch McConnell is screwing over the American people from a comprehensive COVID relief package. 

“So the negotiations started finally,” says Peters, “but not in the room was Mitch McConnell.” And neither was another Very Important Person: “President Trump was on the golf course.”

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