The bitter and soon to be ex-president is now sacking people who don’t back up his false fraud claims (Image: REUTERS)
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President Donald Trump has fired his cybersecurity director for correctly saying the US election was safe from fraud.
One-term Trump made the announcement, that Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Chris Krebs had been removed from post, on Twitter.
The Republican falsely claimed Krebs made a "highly inaccurate" statement on the security of the US election, while the president continues to make fake claims himself about the election he lost being 'stolen' from him.
Krebs angered the White House over a website run by CISA dubbed 'Rumor Control,' which debunks misinformation about the
Chris Krebs (L) has been fired after debunking baseless election fraud claims
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The cyber expert said last week he expected to be fired as a result of the president's unfounded insistence there was 'widespread fraud' during the presidential election he comfortably lost to Joe Biden.
Krebs' statement prompted an outpouring of support from security experts around the country, who praised Krebs for his bipartisan work in the past two years.
A CISA spokesperson did not respond to a request for comment.
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Trump is still refusing to concede that he has lost the presidential election to his Democrat rival, who beat him by more than 5 million votes and has 290 electoral college votes to the Republican's 232.
The firing comes two days after Trump tweeted Joe Biden had "won" the election before essentially taking it back.
The President has been tweeting a string of attacks in the last fortnight, lashing out at the media, his Democrat opponents and a company who made vote counting machines.
Referring to President-elect Joe Biden, he falsely wrote: "He won because the Election was Rigged."