Donald Trump aide blocks Joe Biden administration from accessing $9.9m in transition funds

Donald Trump assistant has declined to sign the paperwork that will cover the way for Joe Biden to receive $9.9m in transition funds he needs to begin as a President.

According to the Head of the General Services Administration (GSA) (Emily Murphy) she stated that the election has not yet been concluded.

“An ascertainment has not yet been made,” said Pamela Pennington, a spokeswoman for GSA. “And its Administrator will continue to abide by, and fulfill, all requirements under the law.”

The GSA is the agency that plays a role in helping to fund newly elected presidents and authorize access to government officials, office space, and equipment.

Democratic congressman from Virginia, Gerry Connolly, called for Murphy to sign off on the paperwork so that Biden can start the transition process. ‘GSA Admin Emily Murphy must begin the Biden transition without delay,’ Connolly wrote in a tweet.

‘The Administrator plays a role in the peaceful transfer of power and ensuring vital government services are not disrupted. This is all the more important amid a deadly pandemic. Do the right thing.’ Connolly added

Joe Biden was announced the winner of the 2020 presidential election on Saturday, but Donald Trump is still yet to admit to the defeat.

The Republican politician has continued to claim that he has won the election ‘by a lot,’ and has filed several lawsuits that alleged there was voter fraud in the election, although there is no evidence to support these claims.

According to Mirror, Trump and the GOP have already lost 10 different lawsuits that they have filed since election day.

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