Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said in a memo Tuesday that the DNI will not work with the media’s President-elect Joe Biden until it’s clear who the winner is and as of yet, there is no clarity and the General Services Administration has not yet announced the winner.
According to the New York Post, Biden’s team is pushing the Trump administration to force the transition before the state’s actually ratify the electoral count. The conflict has led to threats from the Biden camp to take legal action over the ongoing refusal.
It won’t be easy for the Biden campaign because the federal agency needed to green-light the transition teams have not yet declared the winner. The call would need to come from the General Services Administration (GSA). Since they have not called yet The New York Post stated that it “freezes the Biden team out of access to $6.3 million in federal funding, classified information and security clearances or background checks for potential cabinet nominees,”
Moreover, it also prevents access to the State Department, according to Fox News, which facilitates calls between foreign leaders and their U.S. counterparts.
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Republican Representative Andy Biggs from border state Arizona, which is among the states suffering the greatest consequences from the Biden administration policies, lamented that Trump’s suggestion will be “necessary.”
Speaking on the “Just the News, No Noise” television show, Biggs stated “[I]t’s actually gonna have to be necessary.” Biggs then added his thoughts on how many more people will continue to cross the border under Biden: “Because by the time Trump gets back in office, you will have had over 10 million, in my opinion, over 10 million illegal aliens cross our border and come into the country, under the Biden regime.”
“And so when you start deporting people, and removing them from this country, what that does is that disincentivizes the tens of thousands of people who are coming,” Biggs went on. “And by the way, everyday down in Darién Gap, which is in Panama… over 5,000 people a day. [I] talk[ed] to one of my sources from the gap today. And I will just tell you, those people that you’ve seen come come in to Eagle Pass, over 7,000 in a three day period, most of those two weeks ago, were down crossing into the Darién Gap.”
“And those people… make their way up and they end up in the Eagle Pass [Texas], Del Rio area,” he continued. “So if you want to disincentivize them, you remove them from the country, which is why they remain in Mexico policy was so doggone effective at slowing down illegal border crossings.”
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