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Senate Dems push to restore White House cyber chief

June 1, 2018

Via: FCW

Nineteen Democratic senators are urging the White House to restore the recently abolished national cybersecurity coordinator post.

Shortly after the April departure of Rob Joyce, who’d held the position since March 2017, National Security Advisor John Bolton eliminated the position altogether, a move that drew immediate criticism from former government officials and cybersecurity experts.

The letter was initiated by Sen. Amy Klochubar (D-Minn.) and joined by other Democrats including defense and cybersecurity leaders Ron Wyden (Ore.), Jack Reed (R.I.) and Mark Warner (Va.).

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