Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey thinks Trump should start cooperating with the Biden transition

Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey was silent during the Trump impeachment trial, but now that he is not running for re-election he is starting to come around. Here is a taste of Bob Mayo’s piece at the website of WTAE Pittsburgh:

“We’re on a path it looks likely Joe Biden is going to be the next president of the United States. It’s not 100% certain but it is quite likely. So I think a transition process ought to begin,” Toomey told Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 reporter Bob Mayo in an interview Monday via Zoom.

Toomey indicated he doesn’t see his statement as giving up on Donald Trump getting a second term as president.

“And you know, if it turns out that the unlikely scenario actually comes about and it turns out President Trump is determined to have won this election after all, then the transition, of course, becomes moot, and it expires and it evaporates,” Toomey said. “But I think that’s not the likely outcome, so I think it (the transition) should begin.”

Toomey did not refer to Biden as president-elect during the Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 interview.

Read the rest here.