President-elect Joe Biden and elected vice president Kamala Harris planned to have them the first daily presidential intelligence briefing Monday after a nearly four-week delay Donald Trumpchallenges to the election results.
After the briefing, Biden plans to meet with his advisers, Reuters reported.
The process was delayed this time due to a longer number of votes due to the large number of postal votes during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the delay was exacerbated when Trump and his campaign filed a lawsuit after the lawsuit to withhold the certificates of results and demand a recalculation.
Critics have complained that Trump’s procrastinating tactics to slow the transition to the Biden administration pose a threat to national security.
Biden is familiar with the briefing process. He received the Daily Presidential Brief for eight years Barack Obamavice president.
But Bloomberg emphasizes that Trump has simplified the material he will see. Based on several news reports and people involved in the briefings, intelligence officers, instead of providing dense briefings on the briefings, changed the information provided to Trump to be concise, with points and an interesting schedule.
In an interview with Axios, Trump said: “I i like bullets or i like it as little as possible. I don’t need, you know, 200 pages of reports on what can be managed on a page. “
Despite the presentation, Trump rarely reads the president’s daily newspaper, nor does he usually bother to attend intelligence briefings.
Biden announced last week that the briefings were back on track after Emily Murphy, head of the General Services Administration finally officially convinced of Biden’s victory. The GSA can now spend millions of dollars on transition funds, as well as provide access to government officials and essential information and instructions.
During the transition to the administration, intelligence officers in Biden’s hometown of Wilmington set up a safe room for briefings, Bloomberg reports.
It was not immediately clear where Harris would be delivered.
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