Donald Trump has said his controversial appointment as US postmaster general should lose his job if allegations of campaign finance violations against him are proved.
Louis DeJoy, a Trump donor and Republican party fundraiser appointed to his role in May this year, pressured employees at his former company into making donations to GOP candidates, it has been claimed.
As owner of New Breed Logistics, a North Carolina-based supply chain firm sold to XPO in 2014, Mr DeJoy often asked workers and managers to make donations to the campaigns of Republicans running for office, several former employees told the Washington Post.
It is alleged that staff who donated to Mr DeJoy’s favoured candidates would recieve company bonuses in return, with managers at the firm also expected to participate.
“Louis was a national fundraiser for the Republican party. He asked employees for money. We gave him the money, and then he