Emily Murphy, Trump-appointed head of the General Services
Emily Murphy, Trump-appointed head of the General Services Administration (GSA), has declined to formally recognize Biden as the apparent or likely winner of the election. After Trump won in 2016, the acting GSA administrator gave the go ahead to begin the transition process on November 9 of that year, just one day after Election Day. — John Haltiwanger, Business Insider
John Kelly says Trump delaying the transition process for Biden 'hurts our national security'
  • President Donald Trump's former chief of staff said the delay in the transition process for President-election Joe Biden "hurts" US national security.
  • "It's about the nation. It hurts our national security," John Kelly told Politico of the delay in the transition process.
  • Trump has refused to concede to Biden and the federal agency responsible for the transition process has not yet formally recognized the former vice president as the winner of the election.
  • When Trump won in 2016, the acting GSA administrator gave the go ahead to begin the transition process the day after Election Day.