Justice Department lawyers acknowledge presidential transition in court filing

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“The Justice Department has acknowledged that a new administration will take office later this month in a recent court filing despite President Trump’s refusal to concede the election and the pressure on staff and officials to not acknowledge his defeat.

Department lawyers argued that a case regarding Interior Secretary David Bernhardt’s temporary appointments of political officials to positions that typically require Senate confirmation will be “moot” because of the new administration in a footnote of a court document from December.”

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