U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media prior to meeting with Kuwait's Foreign Minister in Washington, D.C., U.S., November 24, 2020. Saul Loeb/Pool via REUTERS

The US Secretary of State on Tuesday indicated that the State Department has begun the transition process after the General Services Administration (GSA), the federal agency that must sign off on presidential transitions, on Monday told President-elect Joe Biden he could formally begin the hand-over.

Iran Press/America: “Today we began the process to see what the GSA’s decision was, and will do everything that’s required by law. We’ll make this work,” Mike Pompeo said in an interview with Fox News.

Earlier Pompeo said during a news conference that there will be a smooth transition to a second DonaldTrump administration.

US President Donald Trump, who has so far refused to concede defeat in the November 3 presidential election, has finally agreed to hand over power to President-elect Joe Biden.

The US Department of Defense (DOD) has confirmed the start of transition procedures now that the General Services Administration (GSA) has allowed Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris to start the transition process.


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