Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. The Biden-Harris Transition is the organization and movement designed to set up Biden before he is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States.
Biden Reveals Who Will Hold Top Positions In His Administration. “On Tuesday morning, Biden released the names of seven campaign aides and longtime advisers who will hold top positions in his administration. Some names had been previously reported as likely to take top spots in the administration, including incoming deputy chief of staff Jen O’Malley, Cedric Richmond, joining as a senior adviser to Biden and director of the White House office of Public Engagement, and Steve Ricchetti, a former chief of staff for Biden as vice president, who will now serve as a counselor to the president.” [ABC News]
Voters Approve Of Biden Transition. “According to a new Morning Consult/Politico poll, 60 percent of voters said they approve of Biden’s handling of the transition, while 28 percent disapprove. Biden’s transition handling is backed by 91 percent of Democrats and 53 percent of independents, but opposed by 59 percent of GOP voters.” [Morning Consult]
Twitter Will Give Control of @POTUS To Joe Biden On Inauguration Day. “Twitter will transfer the @POTUS account to President-elect Joe Biden when he’s sworn in on Inauguration Day, the company told Politico. Twitter will transfer the account to Biden even if President Donald Trump hasn’t conceded — which he still hasn’t done, despite the election widely being called for Biden earlier this month.” [The Verge]
Donald Trump’s Team Is Trying To Sabotage The Transition. “The Trump team has prepared legally required transition memos describing policy challenges, but there are no discussions about actions they could take or pause. Instead, the White House is barreling ahead. A second official tells CNN their goal is to set so many fires that it will be hard for the Biden administration to put them all out.” [CNN]
Biden Slammed Trump For “Irresponsibility” In Delaying The Transition. “President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. said on Thursday that President Trump was showing “incredible irresponsibility” by contesting the results of the presidential election and delaying the beginning of a transition process.” [NY Times]