Therefore, effective immediately, Chris Krebs has been terminated as Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
Meanwhile, Trump claimed that "there were massive improprieties and fraud - including dead people voting".
Christopher Krebs, the head of a cybersecurity task force in charge of helping secure the 2020 presidential election, was sacked on Tuesday after publicly debunking a series of election fraud conspiracy theories pushed by President Donald Trump and other Republicans.More news: COVID-19: Prior coronavirus infection 'offers protection for at least six months'
To guard against any future cyber-threats, Cisa work with state and local election officials and di private companies wey dey supply voting systems, while monitoring ballot tabulation and di power grid.
Sean Plankey, now a senior official at the Department of Energy, has in recent days contacted current and former officials at DHS to discuss working at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, according to three people with knowledge of the discussions who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
For example, CISA published the following fact-check: "Reality: In some circumstances, elections officials are permitted to "duplicate" or otherwise further mark cast ballots to ensure they can be properly counted".More news: ⚡Check Out Few Instances When Lionel Messi Vented Anger in Public
"Honored to serve. We did it right".
The Washington Post reported, "The dismissal was not unexpected, as Krebs told associates last week he was expecting to be fired". "Defend Today. Secure Tomorrow". He was instrumental in us having one of the most secure elections in history despite bad actors trying to influence our elections.
The firing has drawn attacks from Trump critics like House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., who said, "It is alarming and yet unsurprising that President Trump fired Director Krebs after he affirmed that there was no fraud in the 2020 election - a truth that President Trump refuses to accept".More news: Friendly Newsmax seeks to cut into Fox’s viewership
Mr. Krebs has led the CISA since it was formed two years ago.