The policy changes at the Postal Service created “a substantial possibility” that “voters may be disenfranchised,” Bastian said during the hearing, adding that “harm has already taken place.”

“Substantial evidence has been presented that these transformative changes have been done by the Postal Service which has made mail delivery slower and less efficient,” Bastian said.

The plaintiffs submitted more than 70 public remarks, including tweets the President has made in attacking mail-in voting.

At one point during the proceedings, Judge said it was “ironical” that the US attorneys saw no issues with going to polls to vote during the global coronavirus pandemic, but wanted to argue case via video conference.