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Officials say Pennsylvania postal worker recanted allegations of ballot tampering

The House committee on oversight and reform said Tuesday that a Pennsylvania postal worker recanted allegations of ballot tampering following an investigation by the U.S. Postal Service inspector general.

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Nov. 10 (UPI) — A Pennsylvania postal worker recanted allegations of ballot tampering that were cited by Republicans in a call for a federal investigation, a House committee said Tuesday.

The House committee on oversight and reform tweeted that U.S. Postal service employee Richard Hopkins signed an affidavit recanting his claims of ballot tampering and fraud after an investigation by the USPS inspector general was launched last week.

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“USPS IG investigators informed committee staff today that they interviewed Hopkins on Friday but that Hopkins RECANTED HIS ALLEGATIONS yesterday and did not explain why he signed a false affidavit,” the committee wrote.

On Tuesday night,…

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