Donald Trump is having an prolonged tantrum that’s actively harming public well being, nationwide safety, and confidence in democracy. His aides and advisers are alongside for the experience. They know he misplaced the election and that all of the lawsuits and efforts to disclaim actuality are destined to fail, however they’re okay with him dragging issues out, though that doubtlessly weakens vaccine distribution efforts, amongst different issues.
The Electoral School formally votes on December 14, so Trump’s potential to delay the switch of energy will radically diminish on that day—even the now-notorious Basic Service Administration head Emily Murphy must admit that President-elect Joe Biden is the president-elect at that time—however that’s a major delay when daily that passes comes at a price. And a unnecessary price.
“The authorized challenges are persevering with, however these near the president, and admittedly the president, perceive they’re futile,” a senior administration official informed NBC Information. Can somebody inform Trump he understands it’s futile?