Former Trump cybersecurity official says GOP leaders have ‘lost control’ of voter base: ‘This is a death spiral’


Christopher Krebs, the first director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, who was fired by former President Trump for refuting claims of a stolen election, said on Sunday that Republican leaders have “lost control” of the party’s voter base.

On CBS’s “Face the Nation,” host Margaret Brennan asked Krebs whether he believes Trump is attempting to undermined future elections, noting that the former president said during a recent rally that he is seeking to completely overhaul the U.S. election system.

“Without question. It’s happening at four different levels, both state legislatures and state elected officials, some of the folks running for secretary of state in Arizona and Georgia, but we’re also seeing [it] in the U.S. Congress,” said Krebs.

“Without question,” there is an effort to undermine US elections, former @CISAgov director @C_C_Krebs tells @margbrennan, pointing to language from lawmakers and efforts from state leaders that suggest elections are illegitimate…(Read more)