Cher says she offered to volunteer at post office
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CherCherilyn (Cher) SarkisianMade for Vegas: Trump's rallies now a 'nostalgia act' Cher apologizes for confusing Sinema, Gillibrand Cher to campaign for Biden in Nevada, Arizona MORE said Wednesday she offered to volunteer at a post office amid concerns across the country over changes to the U.S. Postal Service ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

The actress asked if people can volunteer at their local post offices before tweeting that she called two in Malibu, Calif., and asked if they accept volunteers.

“Said She Didn’t Know & Gave Me # Of Supervisor.I Called & Said Hi This is Cher Do U Accept volunteers.”NO,Need Fingerprints & Background Check,” the “Believe” singer shared.



Postmaster General Louis DeJoyLouis DeJoyFBI investigating political fundraising of former employees of Postmaster General DeJoy Postal Service raises stamps to 58 cents as part of restructuring plan Lawmakers request investigation into Postal Service's covert operations program MORE on Tuesday said he would pause changes to the operations of the Postal Service until after the election after getting strong pushback over mail delays and shifts in equipment and personnel.

Voters are expected to rely heavily on mail-in ballots in November amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. DeJoy said Tuesday that retail hours at post offices will not change and additional mail processing equipment and collection boxes will not be moved.

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiYellen to Congress: Raise the debt ceiling or risk 'irreparable harm' Freedom Caucus presses McCarthy to force vote to oust Pelosi The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Goldman Sachs - Tokyo Olympics kick off with 2020-style opening ceremony MORE (D-Calif.) said Wednesday, however, that DeJoy does not plan to replace the Postal Service’s sorting machines, blue mailboxes or other infrastructure that was removed prior to his reversal. She said his announcement “is not a solution and is misleading.” 

“The Postmaster General’s alleged pause is wholly insufficient and does not reverse damage already wreaked. The Postmaster General frankly admitted that he had no intention of replacing the sorting machines, blue mailboxes and other key mail infrastructure that have been removed and that plans for adequate overtime, which is critical for the timely delivery of mail, are not in the works,” Pelosi said.

The House is set to return to Washington, D.C., Saturday to pass Postal Service legislation that is expected to include $25 billion in funding as well as blocking changes to its operations.