Even two weeks after the election, US President Donald Trump continues to block the handover. Former employees of his team are now said to have secretly turned to the Biden campaign.
- US President Donald Trump continues to cling convulsively to his office.
- In the Transition phase the Biden administration should actually be introduced into the shops.
- Now, former employees of Trump are supposed to Biden team your Help have offered.
Washington – Stay two months Donald Trump* yet. Two months in the highest office of United States, in the White House *, as commander in chief of the military. Then, on January 20, 2021, he must 46th President the USA give way, Joe Biden*. The 45th President, Trump, seems to have made it into his head to make the transition as uncomfortable as possible for Biden and his team. After his election *, Trump instructed his employees not to forward congratulations from all over the world. This is usually common.
And the introduction of the Biden team into government affairs should also take place between election and inauguration. Here too refuses Trump* vehemently. But now the first employees of the Trump administration are supposed to secretly contact members of the transition team from Joe Biden have turned. That reports CNN.
Trump employees approach the Biden team: information could help
So even advisors, officials and employees of the Trump team do not seem to agree with the refusal Trumps* to acknowledge the choice to consent. Biden and his team are still the gateways to the Federal agencies, Financial resources to recruit government employees for the new administration and for intelligence denied. Before that, the Victory Bidens be recognized – and refuses to do so Trump.
Across from CNN a former Trump official stressed that he was placing the commitment to the country above party political considerations. The information that could be provided is not the same as that from the formal briefings that normally take place as part of the official transition. But at least they could help. Another White House staff, who left the Trump administration a few months ago, said he was sending emails to people he expected to take on roles similar to his in the future and offered to help.
The US TV station also reported from officials who the Biden campaign had offered help unofficially, but “nothing that could get us into trouble”. Substantial discussions have not yet taken place.
Trump team with secret information? Biden team reacts cautiously
Biden’s team reacted cautiously. It takes more than former employees said Kate Bedingfield, the deputy campaign manager from Biden opposite CNN. Employees from the health sector are prohibited from making contact with anyone from the Biden camp. This requirement applies until Biden’s election victory is officially recognized. This also includes the action against them Corona pandemic* affected.
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The “drama” in White house is also viewed internally with a critical eye. One of the officers has even sent in applications: “I’m looking forward to getting out of here,” he said CNN. (fmü) * Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.