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. [Source]
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