Trump dismisses official who disputes fraud charges

Donald Trump announced on Tuesday to dismiss the head of the government agency in charge of election security, who challenged the accusations made by the Republican billionaire of "massive" presidential fraud. "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, who still denies his defeat in the November ballot, in a tweet.

"Therefore, Chris Krebs was removed from his post as director of the cybersecurity and infrastructure security agency, with immediate effect." This government agency, known as CISA, has struggled 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 said in a statement, alongside other US agencies responsible. election security. "The November 3 election was the safest in the history of the United States," they continued. "It has been an honor to serve," Krebs replied in a hashtag # Protect2020.

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