Do we feel safe with the security of President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris provided by intelligence agencies, Secret Service and other government institutions that are under Donald Trump’s control till noon on January 20th? Every precaution must be taken.
Nixon talked on secret tapes about putting loyalists on Ted Kennedy’s Secret Service detail, said to aide, "Plant two guys on him.” Nixon also discussed revoking Kennedy’s protection, saying, "If he gets shot, it's too damn bad.”
Anyone think Trump wouldn’t descend to this level?
What assurance do we have that White House Family Quarters will be safe, sanitary and secure immediately after noon on January 20, 2021? Sorry to bring up delicate subjects, but the issue is too important to the country.
Gerald Ford and his family stayed in their private house in Alexandria VA for ten days after he became President. LBJ and his family stayed in their DC house for two weeks after he became President. No necessity for a new President to move immediately into White House.

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