Krebs calls on Trump to step down: ‘President’s legacy is a pile of ashes’
Former Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Christopher Krebs on Sunday added his name to the growing list of U.S. officials and lawmakers calling for President TrumpDonald Trump Biden and the Border Patrol: So good to have the “adults” in charge Lawmakers ask the Air Force to “pause all action” on the movement of Space Command. job? FOLLOWING to step down, saying the president’s legacy is “a heap of ashes” after the deadly riot on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
“There is an opportunity here, I think, to prevent further bloodshed,” he said on CBS’s “Face the Nation”. “And I don’t know if the president is capable of doing it, but he has to resign. He has to tell his supporters that he lied to them, that it was his own fraud. He has to come out. example to the rest of the free world that coup attempts, which they were, will not be tolerated. ”
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Krebs was fired by Trump in November after refusing to corroborate the president’s baseless claims that widespread fraud occurred in the 2020 election.
Margaret Brennan of CBS noted that Trump showed no interest in resigning and asked Krebs about the impact of the President’s exile from from social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Twitter made the decision to permanently ban Trump from the website on Friday to avoid “the risk of further incitement to violence.” Facebook extended its suspension of Trump accounts until at least the next day President-elect Joe BidenJoe Biden Arizona Democrats and activists envision Sinema’s main potential challenge over Biden’s agenda, Biden obstructionism, and the border patrol: It’s so good to have the “adults” in. charge Dental coverage for Medicare beneficiaries splits the parts PLUSthe inauguration.
“I think at this point, especially after Wednesday, the president’s legacy is a heap of ashes. There is nothing redeemable at this point given that he instigated this attempt to overthrow democracy, a fair and free election, ”Krebs said of the development.
“However, there is an opportunity for a redemption story. Again, he can resign. He can tell his followers it’s been a long time – a big rip off and he’s sorry,” Krebs added.
“I don’t know if he is capable of doing it, but it is the best way to prevent further violence, to prevent a further erosion of confidence in democracy over the next four years. And every Republican on the hill that continues to support these elections the irregularities must do the same. They must denounce it and they must return to the middle, “he declared.