JOE Biden will receive his first presidential daily briefing today despite Donald Trump continuing to say the election was “RIGGED”.
Both Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be briefed on vital intelligence as President Trump continues to refuse to concede the election.
The meeting is a tradition based on US national security interests to ensure the election winner and the incoming White House team are as ready as possible to cope with global threats and challenges.
In 2016, Trump received his first daily meeting a week after the election.
Biden, on the other hand will receive his first briefing almost a month after the election.
Meanwhile, Trump has again refused to accept defeat to Biden and continues to claim the election was "the least secure ever" as he slammed a former top aide.
Trump's former election security boss Chris Krebs said the election was "the most secure in American history" during an interview on 60 Minutes on Sunday.
During the interview Krebs, 43, insisted that the election was the most secure ever – and that Trump and Rudy Giuliani’s suggestions of rigging were “dangerous.”
“I think that we should be celebrating the successes of making the 2020 election the most secure election in modern history," said Krebs.
“I think that the administration deserves credit. I think that President Trump’s administration deserves credit for securing the 2020 election.”
But the president took to Twitter incensed by his former aide's claim.
Following an interview on Fox News on Sunday where he took aim at the FBI for being "missing in action", the president tweeted: "60Minutes never asked us for a comment about their ridiculous, one sided story on election security, which is an international joke.
"Our 2020 Election, from poorly rated Dominion to a Country FLOODED with unaccounted for Mail-In ballots, was probably our least secure EVER!"
The President continued tweeting about a "RIGGED ELECTION" and insisted that he couldn't have lost because he attracted large crowds.
He wrote in a follow up post: “Democrats suffered crushing down-ballot loss across America.
"@nytimes This is true. All statehouses won, and in Washington we did great. So I led this great charge, and I’m the only one that lost?
"No, it doesn’t work that way. This was a massive fraud, a RIGGED ELECTION!"
After receiving their President’s Daily Brief, Biden and Harris are expected to meet separately with transition team advisers.
Over the weekend, Biden fractured his foot while playing with his rescue dog, Major.
Biden, 78, visited a specialist in Delaware on Sunday afternoon, and will be forced to wear a protective boot while the injury heals.
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