Chaos And Confusion: The President, The Postal Service, And Voting By Mail

For months President Trump has tried to suggest voting by mail is not reliable, while ‘absentee’ voting is. There’s no difference.

NPR’s Pam Fessler reports some states are trying to make the process easier by tweaking the deadline by which ballots must be postmarked.

And reporter Frank Morris explains what’s happening to hundreds of mail sorting machines that have been taken out of service at postal locations around the country.

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