It’s not CNN or the Associated Press that makes the final call on who wins the presidential election. It’s Denise Roth, administrator of the little-known General Services Administration.
From colleagues Lisa Rein and Eric Yoder:
In a low-key ceremony at GSA’s Washington headquarters at 1800 F Street Northwest, Roth will sign paperwork that officially turns over millions of dollars — and a generous amount of office space — authorized for the taxpayer-funded transition teams of the winner.As soon as Wednesday, the loser’s transition team will move out of office space at GSA it has shared for pre-transition planning with the winning team since August. And the 73-day transition of the president-elect will begin.