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The Pentagon pushed back Saturday on allegations that the department has been slow in meeting requests from the Biden-Harris transition team and had blocked initial access to intelligence agencies run by the military.
In a background briefing, two senior Defense Department officials denied any attempt to slow-roll the transition and said meetings with President-elect Joe Biden’s agency review teams were scheduled with the Defense Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency on Monday and Tuesday.
The officials also denied that President Donald Trump’s refusal thus far to concede the election was hampering the transition process at DoD.
In a statement Saturday before the background briefing, Acting Defense Secretary Christopher C. Miller said that DoD’s own transition leadership …