There was no formal concession, the ritual phone call by which the defeated candidate admits he lost the election and leaves the way clear for his opponent, but the transition from the Trump administration to the Biden administration officially began overnight If in 2008 Republican Senator John McCain admitted that with courtesy — words of rival Barack Obama– that “America had spoken clearly”, and Hillary Clinton waited until the next day to accept publicly, and reluctantly, a painful defeat four years ago, Donald Trump preferred to remain silent, yet allowed the wheels of transition to turn
Three weeks after the election, in a tweet published around 6 p.m. Monday, Donald Trump thanked the administration official in charge of signing the paperwork and authorizing the transfer of federal funds to Joe Biden’s transition group for her and her family’s commitment and dedication, and recommended that she continue with the initial protocols: all without admitting defeat, but instead promising to continue his fight From today, however, Biden will not only have access to federal funds, but will also receive national security rundowns for the White House.
I want to thank Emily Murphy at GSA for her steadfast devotion and commitment to our Nation. She has been bugged, threatened, and abused? and I do not wish to see this occur to her, her household, or employees of GSA. Our case HIGHLY continues, we will maintain the great …
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 23, 2020
” I want to thank Emily Murphy of the General Providers Administration, who has been harassed, threatened and abused: I don’t want that to happen to her, her family or GSA employees. Our righteous battle goes on, and I believe we will win However, in the interests of the country, I recommend Emily and her team to do what needs to be done,” Trump wrote, adding a third tweet a few hours later , promptly