Twitter Erupts Over Trump Firing DHS Cybersecurity Official for Comments Defending Election as Secure: ‘Fired for Contradicting the President’

 

Top DHS official Chris Krebs reportedly expected to be fired after the election, given his office’s public debunking of conspiracy theories surrounded the election — some by President Donald Trump himself.

But the president firing Krebs Tuesday — in tweets continuing to push more baseless claims of widespread voter fraud — shocked a lot of people:

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