– Now that the formal GSA transition to President-elect Joe Biden is underway, he’s free to coordinate with any Trump administration officials he wants. We’re guessing his first phone call will be to Dr. Fauci, so he can coordinate the pandemic response accordingly.
– Palmer Report, 6:04pm: Emily Murphy just blinked by agreeing to testify next week, it’s surely just a matter of time before she caves on transition … Emily Murphy, 6:12pm: formally signs off on transition … Once you figure out where the leverage is, this stuff isn’t that difficult to predict.
– Why on earth is MSNBC allowing Donald Trump’s lying lunatic lawyer Jenna Ellis to appear on the air right now and tell one harmful lie after another? Hasn’t she already done enough damage? This isn’t journalism, it’s World Wrestling Entertainment.
– Key passage from the Biden-Harris transition team’s statement acknowledging the start of the transition: “In the days ahead transition officials will gain a complete understanding of the Trump administration’s efforts to hollow out government agencies.” Ouch.
Bill Palmer is the publisher of the political news outlet Palmer Report