While Donald Trump still refuses to concede defeat to Joe Biden, the transition between the two presidents should be smooth. In any case, this is what Robert O’Brien, the US National Security Advisor, has suggested, who promised, this Monday, November 16. a smooth transition to a Biden administration,
Whoever coordinates national security affairs at the White House said the country had “peaceful and successful transitions even in the most controversial periods. “
“If the Biden / Harris ticket is determined to be the winner, and that obviously seems to be the case now, we will have a very professional transition from the board to Homeland SecurityThere’s no question, “Robert O’Brien told the Global Security Forum, a virtual conference call.
Out of step with President Trump, the National Security Advisor also claimed that Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris had “very professional people” in your team, able to regain the reins. “They deserve to have a little time to get there and implement your policies“he added.
Biden deprived of classified information
Two weeks after the elections on Tuesday, November 3, Donald Trump still says he won and reports, without proof, of fraud. For his part, Joe Biden is due to be sworn in as president on January 20, whether or not his predecessor acknowledges his defeat.
However, the agency that administers the federal bureaucracy, the General Services Administration, refuses to certify his victory, which deprives you of information classified as defense secret and the means to prepare for the transition.
Veteran Republican lawyer Robert O’Brien also appeared to acknowledge the election results, referring to efforts to free Austin Tice, an American journalist who disappeared in Syria. “We’re doing everything we can to get Austin back“, said.” The president would like to see you return before you leave office.