Donald Trump announced Monday evening that he was allowing the opening of the process of transition to a Biden administration, more than two weeks after the announcement of the victory of the Democrat whose team hailed a step allowing “a peaceful transfer of power “.
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The outgoing Republican president refrained from directly recognizing the victory of Joe Biden by promising to continue a “just fight” while he multiplies the legal remedies, without success, to try to demonstrate fraud during the ballot of November 3 . “Nevertheless, in the best interest of our country, I recommend” that the government agency responsible for the transfer of power do “what is necessary regarding the protocols, and I have asked my team to do the same”, a- he tweeted.
This decision provides “the next administration with the resources and support necessary to implement a peaceful and smooth transfer of power,” said Joe Biden’s team leader Yohannes Abraham in a statement.