The incoming Democratic president will host the top Democrats in the House and Senate Friday afternoon at his makeshift transition headquarters in a downtown Wilmington, Delaware, theater.
The Trump team's tactics of subverting the election results is being played out in disturbing detail in MI, where his lawyers are attempting to invalidate votes in Wayne County, which includes black-majority Detroit, and which went to Biden by more than 90 per cent.
Specialists on MI election law said the state Board of Canvassers is limited in scope and its primary responsibility is to certify the results.
"I believe that the numbers that we have presented today are correct", he added, saying: "The numbers reflect the verdict of the people". Two Republican senators both released statements Thursday based on Trump's failures in court.
The outgoing president though has bunkered down in the mansion, and for almost two weeks has done something unimaginable one month ago: shunned the media. Romney was the only Republican senator who broke party lines to vote for Trump's removal from office during his impeachment trial earlier this year.
This item has been corrected to show Upton was referring to any efforts to change the presidential election results, not to an attempt by state legislators to change the results.
"Far from me to question his motives, it's just outrageous what he's doing", Mr Biden said, referring to Mr Trump's legal manoeuvres to overturn the election result.
Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, who was also meeting with Mr Trump, told a MI news outlet earlier this week that the legislature would not appoint a second slate of electors.
After Trump's shock win in 2016, Democrats including then-presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama poured cold water on his achievement, saying that Russian Federation had worked to sway Americans to vote for Trump.
Biden, who turned 78 on Friday, slammed Trump as "irresponsible" for the move which also alarmed some Republicans.
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"Having failed to make even a plausible case of widespread fraud or conspiracy before any court of law, the President has now resorted to overt pressure on state and local officials to subvert the will of the people and overturn the election", Mr.
"It is hard to imagine a worse, more undemocratic action by a sitting American president", he added.
This is a hard legal argument since the campaign is asking a court to override the vote of millions of Americans because of relatively minor alleged voting irregularities.
In Arizona, a judge was set to decide on a Republican push to block the certification of election results for the state.
President Donald Trump told an ally that he knows he lost the 2020 election, but is refusing to concede because he wants revenge on the Democratic Party for disputing his 2016 win, CNN reported, citing a person familiar with his thinking.
"Wild press conferences erode public trust".
United States President-elect Joe Biden has assailed the Trump administration's lack of cooperation on the presidential transition, which he says hinders his team's ability to get up-to-date information on the coronavirus pandemic. He will also garner more than 5 million more votes than Trump in the popular vote.
Trump's campaign will likely demand yet another recount.
Republican Jim Jordan wrote the House Judiciary Committee calling for an investigation into the election's integrity "amid troubling reports of irregularities and improprieties".
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said it was "not an advocacy meeting" and insisted Trump "routinely meets with lawmakers from across the country".