The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election was "the most secure in American history", according to a coalition of top U.S. election officials on Thursday, local timerejecting president Donald Trump's claims that 2.7 million of his votes had been "deleted".
The Election Infrastructure Government Coordinating Council Executive Committee and the Election Infrastructure Sector Coordinating Council issued a joint statement saying thatpeople should be confident in the security and integrity of the election despite misinformation regarding the process.
This comes amid a small but growing number of Republican calls for President-elect Joe Biden to be given daily intelligence briefings from the Trump Administration.
Among them is Senator Lindsey Graham, a key Trump ally, who is calling for Biden to receive the so-called "secret presidential memo", as incoming presidents usually do.
But Donald Trump refusing to acknowledge the former vice president's victory has angered many senior Democrats in Congress.
"Congressional Republicans are deliberately casting doubt on our elections for no other reason but fear of Donald Trump. These Republicans are all auditioning for profiles in cowardice if only the Republicans would stop embracing the ridiculous shenanigans that Trump is forcing them to do"
Vote-counting is still ongoing in some states but CNN has projected Biden to be the winner in Arizona, flipping a longtime Republican stronghold.
But even with 290 electoral votes, the president-elect remains without an official declaration from the General Services Administration
Blocking Biden's transition team from access to certain funds and information needed to shift policy direction the moment he is inaugurated on January 20th, 2021.
Han Seong-woo, Arirang News.