Trump lawyer: ex-election security chief Krebs should be ‘taken out and shot’ – By Martin Pengelly (The Guardian) / Dec 1 2020
Joe DiGenova condemned for ‘mob attorney’ remark made on podcast shown on conservative Newsmax TV
A former head of US election security who said Donald Trump’s defeat by Joe Biden was not subject to voter fraud should be “taken out at dawn and shot”, a Trump campaign lawyer said
Condemnation of Joe DiGenova’s remark about Chris Krebs was swift, including calls for his disbarment and the charge that he was behaving like a “mob attorney”.
Krebs was fired as head of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (Cisa) on 17 November, not long after he said the election, contrary to Trump’s claims, “was the most secure in American history”.
Krebs also used Twitter to publicly debunk Trump’s conspiracy theories.
DiGenova defended the president in the Russia investigation and is now involved in attempts to overturn results in battleground states. The Trump campaign has won one lawsuit – and lost 39..