The General Services Administration determines a president-elect

Once the GSA determines a new president-elect, they provide that person and their transition team with transition staff funding, office space, access to government services, and more. However, they must issue an official "ascertainment" letter verifying that the non-incumbent presidential nominee is the winner—which proved difficult in 2020 when President Trump refused to acknowledge that Democratic candidate Joe Biden had won the election. Content Exchange

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