Jiang Jinye, Special Representative of the Central News Agency in Washington US President Donald Trump refused to admit defeat and failed to carry out the transition of power, raising questions about the General Services Administration's unwillingness to initiate the transition. Whether the outgoing person who leaves the White House leaves a handwritten letter to win a good name or wreak havoc determines the outgoing president's own bearing.
Although most American media and foreign media announced around noon on the 7th that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden had won photo background removing 270 more than half of the electoral votes and won this (2020) election, Trump has so far He has not conceded defeat, and has continued to tweet for days to claim that he is the winner, and has launched legal proceedings through the campaign team. Due to the fact that Pennsylvania is still in the process of counting the votes, and the Trump camp has brought legal action, the website RealClearPolitics did not draw Pennsylvania to Biden. Biden's and Trump's electoral votes are currently respectively With 259 and 214, no one has yet received more than half of the electoral votes.
Also because of Trump's delay in admitting defeat, the presidential handover process, which used to start the day after the results of the general election, has not been able to start this year due to the delay in signing the document by Director of General Services Emily Murphy, which has also made the past little known. The General Services Administration unexpectedly came into focus. The U.S. General Services Administration has not "officially certified" Biden's election, and the presidential transition process may be hindered The United States enacted the Presidential Transition Act in 1963 to ensure an orderly and peaceful transition of power. After the President-elect is determined, the Director of General Services will sign documents to formally allocate funds, official communication channels, federal agency equipment and office space to the handover team designated by the President-elect, so that the new President can fully grasp the government before he officially enters the White House. operate.