In a stunning statement, Joe Biden said President Donald Trump is threatening America’s national security by delaying transition procedures and conversations.
“For some agencies, our teams received exemplary cooperation from the career staff in those agencies,” said Biden in a recent statement. “From others, most notably the Department of Defense, we’ve encountered obstruction from the political leadership of that department.”
It is customary for the outgoing President’s administration to work with the incoming administration for a handover of power and agency debriefings.
“Right now as our nation is in a period of transition, we need to make sure that nothing is lost in the handoff between administration [sic],” said Biden. “My team needs a clear picture of our forced posture around the world and our operations to deter our enemies.”
Right now, we just aren’t getting all the information we need from the outgoing administration in key national security areas. It’s nothing short, in my view, of irresponsibility.
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