Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired his top U. S Cyber security official, Chris Krebs, in a tweet. Trump accused him of making a quote highly inaccurate statement on the security of the US election. Krebs was the director of the Homeland Security's Cyber Security and Infrastructure security Agency and worked on protecting the election from hackers, Reuters reported last week, citing three sources close to Krebs that he expected to be fired. The Trump administration has asked for content to be edited or removed from a website run by the Cyber Security Agency, which is dubbed Rumor control. That worked on debunking disinformation, including the claim that Democrats were behind a mass election fraud scheme. But under Krebs, election security officials have refused to delete accurate information. The agency has drawn praise from both Democrats and Republicans for the handling of the U. S election, including praise for Krebs for his bipartisan work in the past two years.