Inside How Biden Is Learning About Federal Agencies, Both Officially and Unofficially

Government Executive: After the Trump administration greenlit the final stage of the transition process earlier this week, federal employees are now engaging directly with President-elect Biden’s team on issues related to the federal workforce specifically and agency management generally.

The transition team is no longer relying on workarounds to get information on the goings on at agencies, according to those in contact with Biden officials, as it can now engage directly with career workers. That process was delayed after the General Services Administration refused to issue an official ascertainment that Biden had won the election, with Administrator Emily Murphy finally relenting on Monday.

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