Trump News Live: Latest transition updates as President refuses to give in to Biden

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Donald Trump has finally begun the official process of transitioning his administration to that of Joe Biden, but continues to make bad faith statements about US election security on Twitter.

Emily Murphy, the head of the general services administration appointed by Trump, said on Monday that the federal government had recognized Biden as the “apparent winner” while the president ordered his official to cooperate with the new leadership democrats.

But, although an observer said that the start of the transition seemed to be ‘a passing attempt of adulthood’ by Mr. Trump, he continued to lie about what he claims to be the most corrupt election. all time. There is no supporting evidence, and its own security officials have said the opposite is true.

“We are moving at full speed. I will never give in to bogus ballots and ‘Dominion’, ”Mr. Trump tweeted, referring to a vote-counting system he blames for his defeat.

Meanwhile, Mr Biden and Kamala Harris prepare to formally unveil their national security team at an event this afternoon. The list includes Avril Haines as director of national intelligence, the first woman to hold the post, and Antony Blinken as secretary of state.

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Taiwan hails ‘good interactions’ with incoming Biden team

Taiwan has had “good interactions” with Joe Biden’s transition team, its foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

Taipei has enjoyed strong support from Donald Trump’s administration, including increased arms sales and visits from senior officials.

Taiwan is democratically governed, but China says it should come under Beijing’s rule.

Joanne Ou, a spokeswoman for the island’s foreign ministry, said the government has good contacts with the Democratic and Republican parties.

“The Department of Foreign Affairs and our representative office in the United States continued to maintain fluent communication and have good interactions with the Biden team through various appropriate means,” she said.

“At the same time, we also expressed Taiwan’s sincere gratitude to the current Trump administration. The current relationship between Taiwan and the United States is at its best in history. We sincerely thank you. “

Jon SharmanNovember 24, 2020 7:59 AM

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Trump finally signs Biden transition in ‘best interests of the country’ but still won’t admit he lost

Our full story on last night’s big development

Donald Trump has authorized the start of the official transition of his administration to that of President-elect Joe Biden – even insisting against all odds that his fight to overthrow the victory of the Democrats continue.

Four years after securing a surprise victory over Hillary Clinton and nearly three weeks after Election Day this year, the president announced he was ordering the government body overseeing the transition process to begin work.

Jon SharmanNovember 24, 2020 7:44 AM

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Trump: “will never concede”

Just hours after announcing that the transition process would be allowed to continue, Donald Trump took to Twitter again to clarify that this does not mean that he is giving up on the fight against the election result.

Adam WithnallNovember 24, 2020 7:06 AM

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Trump loses confidence in the legal team

Donald Trump says he will continue to wage his legal battles over the election outcome even after agreeing that the transition process must begin – but privately the president has expressed growing concern that the legal team that he’s put together either “fools … making him look bad,” according to NBC News.

Adam WithnallNovember 24, 2020 6:09 AM

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Trump’s advisers told him he didn’t have to say ‘concede’ but ‘it was time to move on’

Graeme MassieNovember 24, 2020 1:54 AM

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Another Republican senator publicly sides with Joe Biden

Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana took to Twitter to say that Joe Biden had beaten Donald Trump.

Graeme MassieNovember 24, 2020 01:50

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Trump comes out with a moan and a tweet. It was always going to be like this

Graeme MassieNovember 24, 2020 1:45 AM

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Biden welcomes formal transition process needed to bring pandemic under control

Graeme MassieNovember 24, 2020 01:40

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Ilhan Omar and others celebrate as president finally begins transition

Graeme MassieNovember 24, 2020 1:38 AM

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Trump’s transitional remarks dubbed a ‘fleeting attempt to become an adult’

The president’s decision to allow his administration to work with Joe Biden’s transition team has been welcomed by Stacey Abrams.

Graeme MassieNovember 24, 2020 12:21 AM

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