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More GOP senators back transition as GSA recognizes Biden's win

A growing group of Republican senators on Monday signaled support for allowing President-elect Joe Biden to start the transition as the General Services Administration informed Biden that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal process.

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Read: GSA letter stating that transition can formally begin

The General Services Administration has informed President-elect Joe Biden that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, according to a letter from GSA Administrator Emily Murphy sent Monday afternoon and obtained by CNN.

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CNN correspondent: This was tipping point for GSA administrator

The General Services Administration has informed President-elect Joe Biden the administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, according to a letter from Administrator Emily Murphy sent and obtained by CNN. CNN's Kristen Holmes reports.

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Obama's GSA administrator: Presidential transition is too important to politicize

The General Services Administration is a lesser-known federal agency, but it plays a critically important role in keeping things stable and orderly as a new president replaces an outgoing one. The Presidential Transition Act of 1963 gives the GSA administrator wide discretion to "ascertain" who won a presidential election. Once that determination is made, the transitioning between administrations begins.

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Lankford argues he did 'step in' Friday and had private conversation with GSA over Biden transition process

Sen. James Lankford said Monday that he did "step in" with the General Services Administration late last week over the presidential transition process -- and seemed satisfied with the agency's handling of the matter, although there is no indication yet that Joe Biden will start getting the intelligence briefings that the Oklahoma Republican said he wanted the President-elect to receive.

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Here are options Biden team has if Trump's effort continues

CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to a senior adviser of the Biden-Harris transition team, Jen Psaki, about the team's options should the General Services Administration continue to refuse to sign off on a key document needed to formally begin the transition process.

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