It was even more frightening when they requested to land at Edwards Air Force Base nearly 75 years later
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##Transition sabotage and last-minute regs
Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller allegedly ordered the Pentagon to halt cooperation with the Biden transition for the two holiday weeks, leaving just 20 planning days before Biden’s inauguration. Miller claimed the meeting cancellations were “mutually-agreed upon,” but Biden transition director Abraham contradicted him: "Let me be clear: there was no mutually agreed upon holiday break."
>"There have been many agencies and departments that have facilitated the exchange of info and meetings over the past few weeks," Abraham said. "There have been pockets of recalcitrance and DoD is one of them." Biden spokesperson Jen Psaki added that while the career officials at DoD have been "cooperative and helpful," the team has had "isolated" issues with Trump political appointees.
The transition team has largely been left in the dark about Russia’s massive hacking campaign of the U.S. government. During a speech in Delaware last week, Biden said: “The Defense Department won’t even brief us on many things. So I know of nothing that suggests it’s under control.”