nydailynews.com nydailynews.com 28 Dec, 2020 23:15 am

Biden says Trump officials still obstructing his transition team

Biden says Trump officials still obstructing his transition team
Biden specifically pointed fingers at “political leadership” at the Defense Department and the White House Office of Management and Budget, though he suggested other agencies are giving his transition team a hard time as well.

President-elect Joe Biden charged Monday that Trump-appointed officials at several federal agencies are still obstructing his transition team and keeping his advisers in the dark about “key” national security issues.Speaking after a briefing with his national security team, Biden said the “obstruction” by government officials loyal to President Trump is putting the nation at risk because his incoming administration is not getting a clear picture of global threat assessments or access to other critical resources.“We’re just not getting all the information that we need from the outgoing administration in key national security areas,” Biden said at his transition team headquarters in Wilmington, Del.” President-elect Joe Biden speaks during a virtual meeting with members of his national security and foreign policy agency review teams on Monday.

President-elect Joe Biden speaks during a virtual meeting with members of his national security and foreign policy agency review teams on Monday.Most Read Biden said the transition blockade is particularly troubling because of the state of several federal agencies under Trump.

Read full story at nydailynews.com