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GOP Senators Break From Trump After He Fires DHS Official Who Debunked Election Fraud Claims


Republicans instantly jumped to defend DHS official Chris Krebs, who was fired by Donald Trump by way of Twitter on Tuesday evening.

GOP Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska stated Krebs “did a very good job” and “clearly shouldn’t be fired.”

Sen. Richard Burr, Republican of North Carolina, launched a press release saying Krebs did “a outstanding job” and praised his work to “strengthen our election infrastructure.”

Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman, at all times reluctant to fall out of step with Trump, praised Krebs.

The short response from GOP officers to reward Krebs will probably be seen by Trump as an oblique assault on him.

Krebs spoke out shortly after being fired

Chris Krebs himself spoke out on Tuesday evening after Donald Trump fired him, saying in a tweet, “We did it proper.”

Krebs’ firing comes after the CISA – an company beneath the DHS that Krebs led – launched a press release final week that primarily debunked Trump’s election fraud lies, saying the company discovered “no proof that any voting system deleted or misplaced votes, modified votes, or was in any approach compromised.”

“The November third election was probably the most safe in American historical past,” the CISA declared.

That discovering didn’t align with Trump’s effort to forged doubt over the election outcomes, so Krebs was fired.

Firing individuals may make Donald Trump really feel higher and possibly much more highly effective coming off a humiliating election defeat, however it’s not going to alter the end result of the race.

Joe Biden would be the subsequent president of the USA, regardless of how exhausting Trump and his GOP loyalists try to overturn the outcomes – and regardless of how many individuals the outgoing president fires.

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