“If he can prove he did something wrong, always,” Trump said.
President Djokovic has been described as a “very respectable man”, but his openness to the investigation contrasts with strong pushbacks against him or other suspicions of his or his inner circle throughout his administration.
A Postal Service spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Trump’s remarks. DeJoy’s private spokesman did not respond to requests for comment.
The propaganda finance allegations are already enough to raise the eyebrows of North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, who said Sunday he deserves an investigation.
“It is against the law to repay someone directly or indirectly for political cooperation,” Stein said in a pair of tweets. “Any credible allegations of such acts deserve to be investigated by the appropriate state and federal authorities. Beyond this, it is not appropriate for me as Attorney General to comment on any particular matter at this time.”
Since his appointment in May, the former logistics company CEO and GOP Megadonor has fired back from critics who see the postal service as a private company rather than a public service. He faced particular setbacks amid reports that he was undermining infrastructure that severely hampered the performance of the service in the name of reducing costs. House Democrats allege that Dzoi did so to disable mail-in voting, just as unprecedented Americans are preparing to vote by mail because of the coronavirus epidemic.
Before Leadership is uming In the postal service, DeJoy and his wife were a major force in Republican fundraising in North Carolina. DeJoy’s wife Aldona Vos President George W. Served as Estonia’s ambassador under Bush and was appointed Trump’s ambassador to Canada.