Joe Biden launches presidential transition site despite Trump challenges and not yet being declared 2020 election winner

JOE Biden preemptively launched a presidential transition website on Wednesday as he continues to inch closer to the 270 votes needed to oust Donald Trump from the White House.

The website went live as states continue to count ballots and election results from crucial states like Georgia, Nevada, and Pennsylvania continue to trickle in.

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Biden's site,, features only a homepage topped with a profile image of the former vice president against a solid blue backdrop.

His image faces the words "Biden-Harris Transition."

An unsigned message on the site reads: "The American people will determine who will serve as the next President of the United States. Votes are still being counted in several states around the country."

“The crises facing the country are severe — from a pandemic to an economic recession, climate change to racial injustice — and the transition team will continue preparing at full speed so that the Biden‑Harris Administration can hit the ground running on Day One.”

But Trump hasn't conceded defeat – nor has Biden clinched a presidential victory as absentee ballots are counted in remaining swing states.

The Trump campaign filed lawsuits on Wednesday to stop vote-counting in Georgia, Michigan, and Pennsylvania to demand better access for Republican observers at ballot-counting locations.

The president has also demanded a recount in Wisconsin, which Biden narrowly won on Wednesday hours after saying he'd win the battleground state.

Trump's election outlook has reportedly become bleak after Biden's crucial victories in the Midwest.

A source told CNN's Dana Bash on Wednesday night that Trump was "feeling down" as he watched his lead shrink in key states as more mail-in ballots were counted.

The president is prepared to give Democrats a court battle "they'll never forget" over the counting of mail-in ballots, the source said.

Violence erupted in Arizona last night as Trump supporters stormed a voting center while screaming "stop the steal."

Pictures and video showed armed MAGA supporters protesting the election results at the Maricopa County Elections Department office in Phoenix, Arizona on Wednesday night.

America is anxiously waiting for the results of the nail-biting race in the states of Georgia and Pennsylvania, which could give Biden the keys to the White House.

Races in Georgia, with 16 electoral votes, are still too close to call as Biden came within one point of Trump in the traditionally red Peach State on Wednesday night.

But if those states' results are finalized on Thursday, Biden could claim victory and the race could be over.

Trump still leads in Pennsylvania by about 164,000 votes but in a similar theme with other states where he is leading – that margin is shrinking.

The state still has about 750,000 mail-in ballots left to be counted, according to the Secretary of State’s website.

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