Top House Democrats have sent a letter demanding that General Services Administration Chief Emily W. Murphy brief lawmakers on why she has yet to ascertain Joe Biden's election win — a necessary first-step before the president-elect can receive resources for a transition of government.

The move comes as President Trump and his campaign have refused to concede the election, instead contesting results from the Nov. 3 vote in a series of failed lawsuits. Murphy, who was appointed by Trump in 2017, has so far withheld her official decision.

"We have been extremely patient, but we can wait no longer," Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., andAppropriations Committee Chairwoman Rep. Nita M. Lowey, D-N.Y., wrote.

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