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From Wall Street to Congress, Trump Allies Want to Move On

  • Cramer, Toomey, Murkowski join call for transition to begin
  • Trump’s legal challenges failing to get traction in key states
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Trump Faces Rising Republican Pressure to Concede to Biden
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President Donald Trump is facing rising pressure from business leaders and prominent Republicans to begin a transition to President-Elect Joe Biden -- or even concede defeat -- as Trump’s long-shot legal challenges fail to gain traction.

Several key allies for Trump appeared to lose their patience over the weekend. Blackstone Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Stephen Schwarzman, Trump’s highest-profile supporter on Wall Street, said Monday that he considers Biden the president-elect, while a group of business leaders and several former national security officials released separate open letters urging the start of a transition.