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Biden adviser says White House has not reached out to president-elect

Biden adviser says White House has not reached out to president-elect
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President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation US records 2,300 COVID-19 deaths as pandemic rises with holidays MORE’s senior campaign adviser Symone SandersSymone SandersSunday shows preview: Biden transition, COVID-19 spike in spotlight Sunday shows - Biden win reverberates Biden adviser says White House has not reached out to president-elect MORE said Sunday that the White House has not reached out to the former vice president after he was projected to be the winner of the 2020 election. 

Sanders told CNN’s “State of the Union” that “a number of Republicans” in Congress have reached out to Biden but that no one from the White House has. 

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"I think the White House has made clear what their strategy is here and that they are going to continue to participate and push forward these flailing and in many respects baseless legal strategies," she said. 

"But the people ... are the folks who decide elections in this country, and the people have spoken," she added. 

Sanders also said that “the American people picked a good ticket,” adding that “there’s a lot of work to be done.”

President TrumpDonald John TrumpVenezuela judge orders prison time for 6 American oil executives Trump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE has refused to concede to Biden after many news outlets projected the former vice president to have won the 2020 presidential election on Saturday. 

In the days since Election Day, Trump has fueled unfounded theories that fraud was involved in the election due to the number of mail-in ballots because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Trump campaign filed several lawsuits challenging the votes in different states. 

For months ahead of the election, the president spread false claims that mail-in ballots opened up the election to fraud.