ARLINGTON, VA – As people around the world continue to grapple with a cascade of affidavits and eyewitness accounts which seem to point to a stolen presidential election, another question emerged on Tuesday during a press conference in Arlington, Virginia: How can a huge trailer filled with completed mail-in ballots disappear from a secure U.S. Postal Service facility?
Positing this question is Pennsylvania trucker Jesse Morgan – a driver who claims he used the missing trailer to pick up 24 Gaylord containers filled with ballots in Bethpage, NY; drove said cargo to the USPS facility in Harrisburg, PA; sat parked in the facility yard for six hours waiting in vain for permission to unload his cargo; then was finally dispatched to Lancaster, PA. where he unhitched the still loaded trailer, parked his tractor elsewhere, and went home for the night.
When Jesse returned to the USPS facility the next morning to retrieve his trailer, it was gone. And as of this writing – six weeks after the trailer’s disappearance on Oct. 21 – he still has no idea where it is.
The following is Jesse Morgan’s curios tale as presented at a press conference last Tuesday in Arlington, VA. The presser – which also included the testimony of whistleblowers Ethan Pease and Gregory Stenstrom – was hosted by The Amistad Project of the Thomas More Society.
Jesse Morgan Testimony:
“I didn’t want to come (to the press conference.) I tell you what, I have everything to lose and nothing to gain from this. All right.
“Everything to lose. Nothing to gain.
“And I’m already losing. I’m already losing, okay. So for me to come here, it was a big step. And for me to come here, it was just more so I had to put myself to the side and have to worry about everyone else. Because I believe everyone else in America should know. All right.
“Just a little (of my) past – I served some time and had some charges. If you guys want to run with that then you can run with it.
“But this is what the real story is — the story we’re here for today. I didn’t want this put on me. But for some reason, it’s on me, and here I am.
“I drive a tractor trailer (subcontractor) for U.S. Postal Service. I drive a route transporting mail from Lancaster, Pennsylvania to Bethpage, New York; to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and back to Lancaster.
“On October 21st, when I arrived for my usual route in Bethpage, New York, the expediter made three references to ballots that were to be loaded into my trailer. Including saying, ‘Hey, you’ve got ballots today’, and even showing me a piece of registered mail, saying, ‘Someone really wants their ballot to count.’
“In total I saw 24 Gaylords, or large cardboard containers, of ballots loaded into my trailer. These Gaylords contained plastic trays. I call them totes – but trays will work – of ballots stacked on top of each other. All the envelopes were the same size. I could see the envelopes had handwritten return addresses. And I could even tell that one was marked registered mail – that one was off to the side.
“They were completed ballots. I didn’t think much of it at the time.
“At Bethpage, I was first loaded with two tall Gaylords that had mixed mail pieces bound for Lancaster. These Gaylords were loaded first, because they would be the last off my trailer. The remainder of the truck was loaded with completed ballots bound for Harrisburg. I then drove to Harrisburg with the ballots.
“Usually, whenever I pull into Harrisburg, I go around and I can get off-loaded in one of the seven docks, and then I roll out. But not that day. Not on October 21st.
“I wasn’t allowed to off-load — that’s different.
“Instead, I was made the wait for roughly six hours in the yard, from 9:15am to 3pm.
“This really ticked me off because my brother was in town. He just moved back up and I wanted to spend some time with him.
“I try to get the attention of postal workers, but no one will tell me what’s going on.
“All this was weird.
“I arrived at about the same time every day. The expediter scans all my seals and barcodes, and they unload me. But from the time I first arrived in Harrisburg from Bethpage, everything got weird. None of that happened.
“After waiting six hours, I went inside to figure out what’s going on. I was told to wait for the transportation supervisor.
“This was also weird.
“Sixteen months I’ve been doing this, I haven’t ever talked to the transportation supervisor for United States Postal Service.
“I talk to an expediter – I come in, I see an expediter. That’s who I deal with. If I have an issue, it’s the expediter. I don’t deal with anyone else but the expediter.
“I never, never talk to the United States Postal Services transportation supervisor.
“Let’s make that clear.
“I have my own transportation supervisor for the company that I work for. He’s the one that gives me the details. He’s the one that I listen to and I don’t listen to this guy. He’s the guy that would contact my boss if he needs something ran different.
“I’ve never spoken with this transportation supervisor from the United States Postal Service. They don’t speak to people like me. He’s a top guy. He’s the kind of guy that would speak to my boss — not a trucker like me.
“The supervisor told me to drive to Lancaster without being unloaded in Harrisburg.
“This made no sense to me.
“I knew the ballots were loaded for Harrisburg, and that if I was to go to Lancaster, they would have to off-load those pallets in Lancaster to take off Lancaster’s stuff, then put the ballots back on the trailer to send them back to Harrisburg.
“Doesn’t make no sense.
“This was a real screw up in my thinking.
“I wanted my ticket.
“A ticket is always provided to a driver when they arrive at a United States Postal Service facility. That proves you are there.
“Whenever I go to a place and whenever I’ll leave, I will get a slip or a ticket. It has the date/time I’m supposed to be there and my trailer number on it. It will have how much I’m loaded; it’ll have the seal number; it has my name. They’ll have who was the expediter.
“I wanted my ticket because I was there for six hours. I wanted my late slip, too, because I wanted to be paid for sitting in that yard for six hours.
So, I wanted the ticket and the late slip for stopping in Harrisburg. Also, I wanted it because if they tell me to take this load to Lancaster, I don’t want to pull up to Lancaster with Harrisburg crap and be like, ‘Yeah, they just told me to come here’ and have no ticket, because then it would look like I just came straight there (from Bethpage.) (I wanted) to prove that I was there (in Harrisburg) and so others would know I wasn’t the person that screwed this up.
“The transportation supervisor refused to give me a ticket and told me to leave. I then demanded he give me a late slip, since I wanted to get paid for the time I was sitting there, and waiting for them to off-load me.
“He refused to give me that too.
“He was kind of rude and wouldn’t explain anything to me. He just told me to go Lancaster.
“I then drove to Lancaster, unhooked my trailer in it’s normal place and then drove my truck to where I always park it in a nearby a lot. And then I went home.
“The next day it just got weirder.
“As I arrived at Lancaster’s United States Postal Service facility (in) my tractor, I went to hook up to my trailer and my trailer was gone. Not there no more.
“Since I started driving that Bethpage route, I have always had trailer 10R-1440.
“I like that trailer – it was a nice trailer… nice air ride; the doors worked great.
“What happened on October 21 was a series of unusual events that cannot be coincidence. I know I saw ballots with the return addresses filled out – thousands of them – thousands loaded onto my trailer in New York and headed for Pennsylvania. At first, I didn’t think it was a big deal. In fact, I thought it was really awesome – I really did. I was like, ‘Sweet, I’m doing something for the presidential race. You know, this is cool.’
“But as things became weirder, I got to thinking and wondered why I was driving completed ballots from New York to Pennsylvania. I didn’t know why, so I decided to speak up.
“And that’s what I’m doing today.”
(Jesse Morgan’s testimony as it appears above was slightly edited for clarity. In an interview on Thursday with radio host Sean Hannity, Jesse Morgan said that — while he had no photos of his cargo or slips to confirm his stop in Harrisburg — he does have text messages back and forth with his boss where he described what was happening in Harrisburg. An investigator for the Amistad Project said their group has gotten corroboration that the events described by Jesse Morgan happened multiple times from the Harrisburg postal facility. )
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