The former Trump attorney apologizes to ex-CISA boss Chris Krebs for “inappropriate statements”.
Former Trump campaign attorney Joe diGenova apologized Thursday to former cybersecurity and infrastructure security agency director Chris Krebs for previously saying Cancer should be “pulled and quartered” and “taken out at dawn and shot.” ” become. State of play: The apology comes four months after Krebs sued diGenova, the Trump campaign and Newsmax Media for defamation and emotional distress. Receive market news worthy of your time at Axios Markets. Subscribe for free. DiGenova had responded to an appearance by Krebs in “60 minutes” in which the former CISA chief denied the unsubstantiated claims of former President Donald Trump about election fraud. What they say: “During the show, I made unfortunate statements about Christopher Krebs that many interpreted as a call to violence against him,” said diGenova. “A few days later, I apologized to Newsmax for my grossly inappropriate statements.” and today I repeat my public apology to Mr Krebs and his family for the damage my words have done. “Given today’s political climate, I should have been more careful in expressing my criticism of Mr Krebs who was just doing his job,” he said. How this article? Get more from Axios and subscribe to Axios Markets for free.