President-elect Joe Biden mentioned Tuesday that he doesn’t want President Donald Trump’s assist to organize to take over as president.
Trump has refused to concede to Biden, regardless of Biden having received the Electoral College votes wanted to win the presidency last week.
Trump has instead disputed the election outcomes, promoting baseless claims about widespread voter fraud and launching more than a dozen legal challenges in battleground states.
As Business Insider’s Jake Lahut beforehand reported, Trump’s refusal means that Biden has so far been denied entry to basic transition supplies like funding, office space, categorized info, and security clearances.
Biden has taken steps to say himself, together with appointing a transition workforce, a coronavirus task force , and holding calls with world leaders, lots of whom acknowledged his victory of the weekend .
“We’re going to be transferring alongside in a constant method placing collectively our administration, our White Home, reviewing who we’re going to choose for Cupboard positions, and nothing’s going to cease it.”
Presidents-elect normally obtain classified intelligence briefings as a part of the transition. Biden has not, however mentioned: “Entry to categorized info is beneficial, however I’m not able to make any decisions on these points anyway. It will be good to have it but it surely’s not essential.”
Axios reported on Tuesday that Biden’s transition workforce is weighing authorized action if the transition processes don’t start. Nonetheless, on the press convention, Biden he didn’t “see a necessity for authorized motion.”
Biden is because of be sworn in as president in January 2021, after the transition period.