Donald Trump sacks election security official Christopher Krebs

New twist in the American election saga. Outgoing President Donald Trump announced Tuesday, November 17, to fire the head of the government agency responsible for election security (CISA), Christopher Krebs, who has disputed the accusations made by the president of fraud “Massive” in the presidential election.

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“Chris Krebs’ recent statement on the security of the 2020 elections was very inaccurate, as there were massive irregularities and fraud”, wrote the outgoing president in a tweet. “This is why Chris Krebs was removed from his post as director of the cybersecurity and infrastructure security agency, with immediate effect. “

“It was an honor to serve”, replied Mr. Krebs in a tweet with the hashtag # Protéger2020.

“The safest election in the history of the United States”

The agency called CISA has been working in recent days to dismiss accusations of large-scale electoral fraud. “There is no evidence of a voting system having erased, lost or changed ballots, or having been hacked in any way”, she underlined in a statement, alongside other American agencies responsible for election security.

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“The election of November 3 was the safest in the history of the United States, they still assured.

The World with AFP

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