President Joe Biden is expected to announce he will not nominate Ron Bloom which is a big blow to DeJoy’s future at the USPS
The Washington Post reported that President Joe Biden is expected to announce he will not nominate Ron Bloom the board’s most powerful supporter of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, for a new term when his current term expires at the end of the year.
“The move casts doubt on DeJoy’s future at the agency, said the three people, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations,” reported Jacob Bogage. “Biden’s decision potentially gives liberals on the panel another crucial vote to oust the postmaster general, who can only be removed by the board of governors. The nine-member board currently is split with four Democrats, four Republicans and one independent, though Biden has only appointed three members.”
Ron Bloom, who is a democrat has consistently voiced support for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. removing him could be a step closer to removing DeJoy.
Bloom is a Democrat, he was appointed by former President Donald Trump, who was required by law to balance control of the board between the parties.
the postal chief can only be removed only by the board of governors.