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Wednesday, October 21, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Mailer draws Postal Service review

Fundraising letters to Eastern Washington voters from the national Republican Party are being investigated by the Postal Service and criticized by members of Congress who view them as an illegal infringement on the U.S. census. Two Democratic House members wrote the postmaster general calling for an investigation into whether the April 12 mailings violate a law signed by President Barack Obama on April 7. The fundraising letters, signed by Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, were sent to residents of several other states.

RNC letters displaying ‘census’ draw complaints

Fundraising letters to Eastern Washington voters from the national Republican Party are being investigated by the Postal Service and criticized by members of Congress who view them as illegal infringement on the U.S. Census.