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I Don’t Need Your Help To Take Over The Presidency, Biden Warns Trump

President-elect Joe Biden said Tuesday that he doesn’t need President Donald Trump’s help to prepare to take over as president.

Trump has refused to concede to Biden, despite Biden having won the Electoral College votes needed to win the presidency last week.

Trump has instead disputed the election results, promoting baseless claims about widespread voter fraud and launching more than a dozen legal challenges in battleground states.

As Business Insider’s Jake Lahut previously reported, Trump’s refusal means that Biden has so far been denied access to basic transition materials like funding, office space, classified information, and security clearances.

But Biden said on Tuesday that not having the access “does not change the dynamic at all of what we’re able to do.”

“We don’t see anything that’s slowing us down, quite frankly.”

“We’re already beginning the transition,” he said. “We’re well underway.”

About Editor

Otunba Sayo Akintola is a 1992 graduate of Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Financial Management and MBA from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He started his 12-year sojourn in journalism at the Nigerian Tribune in 1993 as Business and Economy reporter. He rose through the ranks to become the Group Business Editor of the nation’s oldest surviving private national newspaper, the Nigerian Tribune. He set up World Street Journal magazine in 2018.

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