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It’s Over: GSA Chief Admits Biden Won As Transition Officially Begins

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Government Services Administration chief Emily Murphy sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden on Monday informing him that she will begin the delayed transition process, according to a document first revealed by CNN.

"As the Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration, I have the ability under the Presidential Transition Act of 1963, as amended, to make certain post-election resources and services available to assist in the event of a presidential transition," she wrote. "I take this role seriously and, because of recent developments involving legal challenges and certifications of election results, am transmitting this letter today to make those resources and services available to you."

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Democrats Demand Answers From GSA Chief On Transition Holdup

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

It took them a little while, but House Democrats have gotten around to asking General Services Administration head Emily Murphy to explain just why she's holding up the transfer of power at great risk to the nation.

"We have been extremely patient, but we can wait no longer," wrote Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Appropriations Committee Chair Nita Lowey (D-NY), in a letter calling on Murphy to brief lawmakers by Monday, with the possibility of a public hearing involving Murphy and her top deputies to be held later.

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