Trump finally agrees to Biden transition - but still not conceding
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump came his closest yet to admitting election defeat Monday after the go nment agency meant to ease Joe Biden's transition into the White House said it was finally lifting its unprecedented block on assistance.
Trump acknowledged it was time for the General Services Administration to "do what needs to be done."
In the same tweet he insisted that he was still refusing to concede, saying: "Our case STRONGLY continues, we will keep up the good fight, and I believe we will prevail!"
But for the Republican to sign off on the GSA's decision to work with the Biden transition team signaled that even he sees the writing on the wall after three weeks of evidence-free claims that the November 3 election was stolen from him.
This means that Biden's team will now have access to funds, office space and the ability to meet with federal officials.
Biden's office, which hours earlier announced a highly experienced group to be nominated for top US foreign policy and security posts, said the GSA would now allow "support necessary to carry out a smooth and peaceful transfer of power."
"In the days ahead, transition officials will begin meeting with federal officials to discuss the pandemic response, have a full accounting of our national security interests, and gain complete understanding of the Trump administration's efforts to hollow out go nment agencies," Biden's transition director Yohannes Abraham said in a statement.
The sudden break in Trump's dogged attempt to deny Biden's win came after Michigan became the latest state to certify its results and more powerful Trump supporters came out demanding that the impasse end.
All astrologers predicted trump win. He lost. Stop believing astrologers
Fossil By Then
Dolaand Teerumff should be given Indian citizenship immediately. After that, he is fully qualified to become an Indian politician..
Trump is American Feku
He is just bringing shame on the Republican Party and himself. His wife should advise him to quit gracefully
Now people understand that the victory of Trump in 2016 is outrageous and mockery of American Election system.
The damage already done in usa by the idiot will take decades to reverse.
Biden is more Pro-India than Trump. He is the original proponent of Pro-India policies in USA. So Biden & Kamala is all good for India. But then the Modi Muscle is so strong that, who ever becomes US president, he has to work with Modi to benefit USA.
Trump sir is really greatest. America and world will soon realise their mistake by not voting for Trump sir
Another Fake news spread by NYT and CNN.
Courts must reverse the result or order reelection... Biden was nowhere in the contest before election..It is surprising that Biden has won this election..
Leadership, status and fame are such an important things that people are never willing to concede easily
Trump is a strong leader who has the guts to call a spade a spade. However, his complete lack of diplomatic skills cost him dearly.
Day by day Trump is proving himself the most st?foolish US president ever ested!
Those supporting Trump, come to America and visit a Coronavirus Graveyard and you'll have tears in your eyes.
Trump was a mismatch to his position. He was arrogant and foolhardy. He has to vacate his seat, if not today, by January20th.
Biden Govt. wont last, he is weak leader.
It takes time for change.
WHY SHOULD A LION DONALD TRUMP CONCEDE TO AN OLD HYENA JOE BIDEN AND DECEASED WITCH KAMALA HARRIS???