Amid fears about obstacles to mail-in voting during the coronavirus pandemic, the United States Postal Service has announced that it will stop removing public mailboxes until after Election Day.
As President Donald Trump has waged a campaign of lies and attacks on mail-in voting, photos of public mailboxes have circulated on social media and caused alarm. But on Friday, a postal service spokesperson told NBC News that those removals will stop:
The USPS had also intended on removing a number of blue collection boxes around the country, but a spokesman said Friday that it would wait until after Election Day and reevaluate its needs.
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