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GOP senator, business sources decry White House decision on cyber coordinator

Criticism of the Trump decision to eliminate the White House cybersecurity coordinator position is growing, as a key Senate Republican and business-sector sources often supportive of the administration on cyber issues weigh in with pointed warnings that the move was a mistake.

Sen. James Lankford (R-OK), a leader on cyber issues in the homeland security and intelligence committees, issued what his office characterized as the first statement from a Republican “to challenge the White House on this.”

“It is absolutely...

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