President Trump fires Director of Cybersecurity after disputing election fraud claims

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FILE – In this May 22, 2019 file photo, Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Christopher Krebs testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. “I have confidence that your vote is secure, that state and local election officials across this country are working day in and day out, 24/7, that the 2020 election is as secure as possible,” Krebs said. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

WASHINGTON (KSNT) – President Donald Trump terminated the Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Chris Krebs, after he disputed the president’s claims of “glitches in the voting machines which changed votes from Trump to Biden, late voting and many more,” according to a Tuesday night tweet.

Krebs said multiple reviewers of the 2020 election had found no evidence of voter fraud hours before Trump announced he fired the CISA director on Twitter.

Krebs’ agency currently hosts a Rumor Control page on their website, which systematically fact-checked conspiracy theories about the 2020 election.

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