Postal Service halts some changes amid outcry, lawsuits

A mailbox stands in Fox Point, Wis., Tuesday. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Rosemary King, right, holds a sign as a few dozen people gather Aug. 11 in Midland, Mich., in front of the United States Post Office to protest recent changes to the USPS under new Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. (Katy Kildee/Midland Daily News via AP)

WASHINGTON — Facing mounting public pressure and a crush of state lawsuits, President Donald Trump’s new postmaster general announced Tuesday he is halting some operational changes to mail delivery that critics blamed for widespread delays and warned could disrupt the November election.