Although he did not concede or acknowledge his Democratic rival's victory on Monday, Trump's announcement that his staff would cooperate with Biden's represented a significant shift and was the closest he has come to admitting defeat.
While a number of media outlets have declared Biden as president-elect, The Epoch Times won't declare a victor of the 2020 presidential election until all results are certified and any legal challenges are resolved.
President-elect Joe Biden meets virtually with the United States Conference of Mayors at The Queen theatre, in Wilmington, Delaware, on November 23. Instead, the GSA Administrator's role under the Act is extremely narrow: to make resources and services available in connection with a presidential transition.
After spending much of the morning amplifying freakish falsehoods about the election and refusing to concede defeat even as two additional states certified his loss, President Donald Trump on Tuesday held a surprise press conference at which he bragged about the stock market for just over a minute before leaving without taking a single question from reporters.
"I was never directly or indirectly pressured by any Executive Branch official - including those who work at the White House or GSA - with regard to the substance or timing of my decision", Murphy wrote.
Janet Yellen set to become America's first female Treasury Secretary
Biden's selection of Yellen is a signal of stability at a time of economic fragility amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. With the USA budget deficit soaring, that would be an issue she must face again.
That is the same number Trump amassed in 2016.
Earlier, Biden unveiled a foreign policy and national security team consisting of old colleagues from his years in the Obama administration.
The case was seen as a long shot to stop Biden's inauguration, but was one of the Trump campaign's best hopes to affect the election results through the courts, given the state's 20 electoral votes at stake.
Associate Chief Justice Mark Gibbons described the election as "incredibly trying" and said the fact that it ran "as smooth as it did" was "incredible".
Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris may also swiftly begin receiving classified intelligence briefings.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., extended his congratulations to the Biden campaign on November 7.
Jeopardy! to begin production with guest host Ken Jennings
He first announced his diagnosis in March 2019 and continued hosting the show until his last day in the studio on October 29. The show will start production again on November 30, shooting episodes that should air sometime next year.
Republican Reps. David McKinley and Carol Miller have been quiet about the presidential election. They are Reps. James Comer (R-Ky.), Kay Granger (R-Texas), Jody Hice (R-Ga.), and Steve Womack (R-Ark.).
"I believe we will prevail!"
But the lawyers still hope to block the state's certification, quickly appealing to the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, which ordered lawyers to file a brief Monday but did not agree to hear oral arguments.
The letter was sent after nine Republican senators had called for the transition process to begin, and hours after Michigan's Board of State Canvassers had voted to certify the election's results, practically ensuring Biden's victory in the key battleground state. But, officially, it has finally begun.
Turnout among the state's more than 1.8 million active registered voters was nearly 77.3%, including mail, early voting and Election Day ballots cast amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to secretary of state data.
Boris Johnson Confirms Tier System Will Return After Lockdown Ends Next Wednesday
Instead, he announced England would emerge from the nationwide lockdown and back into a restructured regional tier system. The UK has yet to release up-to-date data to show which regions would be required to impose which restriction tiers.
Former secretary of state John Kerry will serve as his special envoy to address climate change, and former deputy secretary of state Antony Blinken will lead the US State department.