After Criticism of Amazon, Pres. Trump Orders Examination of USPS Finances

President Trump says the federal government will be taking a closer look into the U.S. Postal Service’s finances.

The president signed an executive order Thursday night that assigns a task force to review the postal service’s operation and finances.

President Trump says the U.S. Postal System must operate under a sustainable business model and be able to fairly compete in commercial markets.

The executive order come after the president accused Amazon of not paying a fair share of postage.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will lead the task force.