Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Transtion moves ahead as GSA ascertains Biden win

Michigan certifies Biden win despite Trump’s GOP overtures.

The move is another setback in Trump’s efforts to use unconventional means to undermine the results of the Nov. 3 election and comes even after he made direct overtures to Republican officials in the state by inviting them to the White House last week.

Trump’s efforts to stave off the inevitable — formal recognition of his defeat — faced increasingly stiff resistance from the courts and fellow Republicans with just three weeks to go until the Electoral College meets to certify Biden’s victory. Time and again, Trump’s challenges and baseless allegations of widespread conspiracy and fraud have been met with rejection as states move forward with confirming their results.

GSA ascertains President-elect Joe Biden as winner, beginning formal transition process.

The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election, clearing the way for the start of the transition from Donald Trump’s administration.

Now why, you ask, did this take two weeks? Doers anyone believe the GSA administrator’s claims that she was not pressured by Trump to block the transition?

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