Trump fires DHS cybersecurity chief Chris Krebs
Amanda Macias reports:
President Donald Trump announced Tuesday on Twitter that he has “terminated” top U.S. cybersecurity official Christopher Krebs.
In a pair of tweets, Trump said that Krebs gave a “highly inaccurate” statement about the security of the 2020 presidential election.
Trump, who has not yet conceded to president-elect Joe Biden, alleged that the election was riddled with “massive improprieties and fraud.” Twitter labeled the president’s tweets with a warning citing the claim about election fraud is disputed.
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When you fire people for telling inconvenient truths, you kill democracy. Trump continues to be a threat to our democracy and our national security. That Republicans are in lockstep with this vindictive and narcissistic authoritarian speaks volumes about the downfall of the GOP from a meaningful political party to a group of people who put party over country.