Twitter will transfer control of @POTUS, the official account of the President of the United States, to Joe Biden on January 20, regardless of whether President Donald Trump concedes the election.
The transfer will reportedly also extend to other official government Twitter accounts, including @whitehouse, @VP, and @FLOTUS.
Staffers from Twitter will also meet with Joe Biden’s transition team in the coming weeks.
President-elect Joe Biden will receive the @POTUS Twitter handle as soon as he is inaugurated to the White House in January regardless of whether President Trump concedes before then, Twitter announced Friday.
A Twitter spokesperson confirmed to The Hill that the tech giant is “actively preparing to support the transition of White House institutional Twitter accounts on January 20th, 2021,” which also includes @whitehouse, @VP, @FLOTUS, and a number of other official accounts. The process is being done in consultation with the National Archives and Records Administration.
Twitter also confirmed that staffers will