Shut off from government funds, Biden's team on Friday ramped up their fundraising for the transition.
First "never Trumpers" called on Trump to begin turning over power to Biden nearly immediately after the November 3 election, the strategist said on Friday, followed by "marginal never Trumpers" a week later.
After a string of court defeats in his efforts to challenge the election results, Mr Trump's team is hoping to convince legislatures controlled by his fellow Republicans in key states to ignore the outcome and declare Mr Trump the victor, according to multiple U.S. media outlets.
Wrote Shirkey and Chatfield: "Michigan's certification process should be a deliberate process free from threats and intimidation".More news: Famed Arecibo Telescope to Be Demolished
Meanwhile, two GOP state lawmakers from MI met with the president at the White House on Friday over its election process, amid the president's ongoing legal challenges in several battleground states.
Democrats warned that Mr Trump was trying to pressure the legislators to subvert the will of voters and seat their own electors to the Electoral College, which gathers next month.
How has the White House responded?
President-elect Joe Biden made President Trump's response to the virus a top issue in the recently-concluded race for the White House, though Trump has yet to acknowledge the outcome. There were no calls for unity, there were no calls for healing.
She pointed out that some 70 Democratic lawmakers had boycotted his inauguration. While the Biden Campaign has said "the United States government is perfectly capable of escorting trespassers out of the White House", and former President Barack Obama joked in a late night show about Navy Seals going in to evict Trump from the White House, the USA national security establishment and the military has so far steered clear of any hint of interference should the President decide to dig in.More news: Mike Pompeo to meet Taliban, Afghan negotiators in Doha
However, by this point in the transition cycle in 2016, Mr Obama had invited Mr Trump to the White House, and Mr Trump has yet to even concede victory to Mr Biden.
Biden was declared the victor in Georgia after a hand recount this week.
"The numbers reflect the verdict of the people, not a decision by the secretary of state's office or courts, or of either campaigns", Raffensperger, a Republican and Trump supporter, told reporters, just hours before his office certified the results. I'm disappointed, our candidate didn't win Georgia's electoral votes.
The hand count showed Biden won by more than 12,000 votes out of about 5 million cast, according to data released by Raffensperger's office Thursday.
"I live by the motto that numbers don't lie".More news: Apple's AirPods Pro are just $190 at Woot