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Twitter will give @POTUS account to Biden on Inauguration Day, company says

November 20, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

Twitter said it will hand control of the @POTUS account on Inauguration Day to the new Biden administration, the company said Friday.

Members of the Michigan state legislature's Republican leadership who met with President Donald Trump at the White House Friday afternoon said they "have not yet been made aware of any information that would change the outcome of the election in Michigan. "

The Michigan lawmakers — who visited the White House at the invitation of the President — didn't say anything to suggest they were going along with Trump's long-shot effort to overturn the results of the election he lost to President-elect Joe Biden.

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday signed the paperwork that officially grants the state's 16 electoral votes to President-elect Joe Biden.

“The Governor has formalized the certification delivered to our office by the Secretary of State – as is required by state law,” Kemp spokesperson Tate Mitchell told CNN in an email.

State law requires Kemp, a Republican, to award Georgia’s electoral votes to the certified winner of the presidential election.

A federal judge on Thursday rejected a last-ditch lawsuit that tried to block certification, and Biden’s victory was certified Friday afternoon by Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.

“Earlier today, Secretary Raffensperger presented the certified results of the 2020 general election to my office,” Kemp said at a news conference.

Certifying election results is typically a formality, but the process has become the latest battleground in President Trump's longshot attempt to cling onto power.

After the news conference, Kemp’s office put out a news release saying, explicitly, “Governor Kemp Formalizes Election Certification. ” But Kemp also embraced some of Trump’s complaints about the process in Georgia.

Kemp asked Raffensperger to conduct a partial audit of absentee ballots to double-check that the signatures matched – caving to a persistent demand from Trump throughout the post-election process.

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has certified President-elect Joe Biden's narrow victory in the state, according to a news release.

Biden won Georgia by 12,670 votes, or 0. 26% of the nearly 5 million ballots cast statewide, according to final certified results from the Secretary of State.

Joe Biden’s team is making a fundraising push for its transition operations as the General Services Administration has yet to ascertain Biden as the election winner – a move that would open up millions of dollars in federal money for the president-elect’s transition work.

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