Christopher Krebs, who was recently fired by President Donald Trump as the head of the federal government’s election cybersecurity efforts, suggested Tuesday that he might take legal action against one of Trump’s lawyers who said that Krebs should be shot.
Trump's Firing of Top Election Security Official Is Like ‘Losing a General at the Battlefront,' Says R.I. Secretary of State
President Trump fired Chris Krebs, who headed election cybersecurity at the Department of Homeland Security, on Tuesday after he debunked claims of fraud and hacking in the election. Nellie Gorbea, the Rhode Island secretary of state and an expert on election security, told LX News that his firing poses a danger to our country that goes beyond the election.
President Donald Trump has fired the nation’s top election security official, a widely respected member of the administration who had dared to refute the president’s unsubstantiated claims of electoral fraud.