The General Services Administration, the agency that funds a presidential transition, has refused to allow Joe Biden access to government resources because he is NOT the certified president-elect.
The GSA is the agency that works with an incoming president to fund his transition team to allow the president-elect to prepare to take office. But the agency says it cannot allow Biden to launch his team because he has no right to do so.
A spokesperson told Reuters that GSA Administrator Emily Murphy has not yet determined that “a winner is clear.”
That is just fact since President Trump has not conceded and is involved in multiple court actions across the country.
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The agency was established by Harry S. Truman in 1949 and was tasked with providing supplies and workplaces for federal employees.
“Today, our mission has evolved to provide stewardship of the way the government uses and provides real estate, acquisition services, and technology,” the GSA says on its website.
The Biden team already has access to office space in D.C. but is still barred from access to federal dollars to fund salaries and fees for consultants.
The Biden campaign does have some funding for this purpose, so they are not completely cut off at this time.