While the Trump administration can continue litigating to confirm election outcomes, for the sake of Americans' safety and well-being, it should not delay the transition a moment longer. — Tom Donohue, US Chamber of Commerce CEO
While the Trump administration can continue litigating to confirm election outcomes, for the sake of Americans' safety and well-being, it should not delay the transition a moment longer. — Tom Donohue, US Chamber of Commerce CEO
The CEO of the Republican-leaning US Chamber of Commerce urges Trump to start the transition to Biden immediately 'for the sake of Americans' safety'
  • Top business leaders are increasingly recognizing Joe Biden as the president-elect, even as President Donald Trump refuses to concede.
  • Tom Donohue, the CEO of the US Chamber of Commerce, on Thursday urged Trump to start the transition process to Biden without delay.
  • "While the Trump administration can continue litigating to confirm election outcomes, for the sake of Americans' safety and well-being, it should not delay the transition a moment longer," Donohue told Axios.
  • Donohue has worked closely with Republican presidents in the past.
  • Executives from Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, IMB, Microsoft, Facebook, PayPal, Rent the Runway and many others have already congratulated Biden on his election win.
The chamber formally recognized Biden's election victory on November 7, saying it "stands ready to work with the Biden administration and leaders on both sides of the aisle to restore public health, revitalize our economy, and help rebuild American lives and communities."

... The Business Roundtable, which represents top CEOs including executives from Apple, Walmart, and CVS Health, congratulated Biden and Harris, adding: "We believe that all Americans can have utmost confidence that the outcome reflects the will of the American people."