Donald Trump V Ben Franklin and the United States Postal Service
America had a postal service before the constitution was ratified…
Benjamin Franklin was elected to head a committee to establish a postal system within the 13 colonies. In July, 1775 he was appointed Postmaster General. The establishment of this organization represents the basis of what became the United States Postal Service.
Article I, Section 8, Clause 7 of the United States Constitution, known as the Postal Clause or the Postal Power, empowers Congress “To establish Post Offices and Post Roads”.
The Constitution was ratified on June 21, 1788.
What Trump is doing to the United States Postal Service is: