Nov. 17 (UPI) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired Chris Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Safety Company, citing his statements rejecting claims of voter fraud.
In a pair of tweets asserting the choice, Trump particularly talked about Krebs’ statements on the safety of the 2020 election, describing them as “extremely inaccurate” whereas citing unfounded claims of voter fraud and misconduct, prompting Twitter to flag the posts.
Earlier within the day, Krebs shared a tweet to his official Twitter account linking to a weblog publish refuting allegations of fraud on this month’s basic election.
“On allegations that election techniques have been manipulated, 59 election safety specialists all agree, ‘in each case of which we’re conscious, these claims both have been unsubstantiated or are technically incoherent.'”
Moreover, the CISA launched an announcement Thursday declaring that “the Nov. three election was essentially the most safe in American historical past.”
Trump, who has but to concede the election to President-elect Joe Biden whereas his marketing campaign has filed a number of lawsuits contesting ends in key states, tweeted that his administration takes “nice credit score” for efforts to stop overseas interference within the election.
Following the announcement of his firing Krebs tweeted from his private account saying he was “honored to serve.”
“We did it proper,” he wrote. “Defend at the moment, safe tomorrow. #Defend2020.”