Transition Roundup: Senate Runoff Outcomes Will Shape Biden’s Presidency; National Guard Prepares for Pro-Trump Election Protests

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“In a recent filing in a lawsuit brought on by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, the Justice Department acknowledged that Trump lost the presidential election, the group flagged in a press release on Tuesday. Justice Department lawyers said PEER’s case challenging the status and actions by the acting officials leading the National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management “will become moot on January 20, 2021 when a new administration is sworn into office… Mr. [William] Pendley and Ms. [Margaret] Everson will, presumably, leave office, requiring that the prospective claims against them must be dismissed.”

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