June 12, 2024

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Postmaster General says he’s been cleared in federal probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Postmaster Common Louis DeJoy explained Thursday that the Justice Section has shut without the need of criminal costs an investigation into political fundraising action at his previous business.

“As I mentioned from the beginning and have maintained all over this procedure, I was self-confident that following a thorough overview the Justice Department would find all of my functions to be lawful,” DeJoy mentioned in a assertion provided to The Linked Push. “I have normally adhered to the law in my personalized and experienced existence.”

He extra that he was “not surprised” that the office had concluded its investigation and that he was “pleased that this episode is more than.”

The Justice Department declined to comment. But it is common exercise for section officials to reveal to defense lawyers that their investigations have concluded with out charges alternatively than make that announcement them selves. A DeJoy spokesman stated DeJoy’s attorney experienced acquired that notification from the department.

DeJoy, a rich previous logistics govt and GOP donor, was appointed postmaster common in 2020 by the Board of Governors controlled by then-President Donald Trump. He remains in the placement in the Biden administration. He confirmed the existence of a Justice Department investigation previous June when his spokesman explained investigators had been examining campaign contributions created by workforce who labored for him when he was in the personal sector.

This story has been corrected to demonstrate that DeJoy was appointed by Trump-managed Board of Governors, not Trump himself.