Twitter Prepares for Presidential Transition of Power

The Biden team criticized Twitter for resetting the @POTUS handle's follower count

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When President-elect Joe Biden takes office on Jan. 20, Twitter will execute its own transition of power. 

The @POTUS account, which has served as the official presidential account of Donald Trump and, before him, Barack Obama, will be handed over to Biden when he is sworn into office.

In accord, @VP will transition from Mike Pence to Kamala Harris, @FLOTUS from Melania Trump to Jill Biden and @PressSec from Kayleigh McEnany to Jen Psaki. The Biden administration will also assume control of @WhiteHouse, @Cabinet and @LaCasaBlanca.

On Tuesday, the Biden transition team’s digital director Rob Flaherty criticized



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