Biden transition team to Take legal action over agency's transition delays
Joe Biden's transition team Think that the time has come for the General Services Administration (GSA) to "promptly ascertain Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as president-elect and vice president-elect," adding that if the GSA refuses to do so, a variety of options are on the table, including the possibility of legal action.
"There are a number of options on the table; legal action is certainly a possibility, but there are other options as well that we're considering," a transition official said on a call with reporters Monday night when asked about potential legal action.
A normal Traditionally, the GSA would recognize a candidate that has clearly won the election, allowing the winning ticket's team to access a variety of resources available to aid the transition process.
GSA Administrator Emily Murphy, has made no such determination.
On Capitol Hill, Democrats with jurisdiction over the agency demanded an explanation from Murphy, accusing her of "undermining" the peaceful transition of power.