US election 2020: Latest news on the Trump-Biden transition
November 13, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.
WILMINGTON, DE - NOVEMBER 24: ??President-elect Joe Biden introduces key foreign policy and national security nominees and appointments at the Queen Theatre on November 24, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.??As President-elect Biden waits to receive official national security briefings, he is announcing the names of top members of his national security team to the public. Calls continue for President Trump to concede the election as the transition proceeds. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)
President-elect Joe Biden forges ahead with transition plans as President Trump refuses to concede and pursues legal challenges to the election results. Follow here for the latest.
From CNN's Naomi Thomas and and Jacqueline Howard
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said he has not been in touch with President-elect Joe Biden personally, but he has been talking to a member of his staff, Fauci told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday.
US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Tuesday said that his department has also been in communication with Biden's transition team, following the General Services Administration's acknowledgement of Biden's win.
From CNN's Sarah Mucha and Christina Maxouris
President-elect Joe Biden will deliver a "Thanksgiving address" Wednesday in Wilmington, Delaware.
Biden's remarks comes as the country continues to battle surging Covid-19 cases and the Thanksgiving holiday has sparked fears that the virus will spread further across the country.
From CNN's Gregory Krieg
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris publicly announced their nominees and appointees yesterday to key national security and foreign policy posts yesterday.
From CNN's Devan Cole
When the General Services Administration informed President-elect Joe Biden on Monday that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, it released a slew of resources for his team to access in the coming weeks.
The now-available resources are enumerated in a "memorandum of understanding" between Biden and the GSA, which also outlined the government resources he was able to use before Administrator Emily Murphy acknowledged his win.