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Democrats try to save White House cybersecurity advisor

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Reps. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) and Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) introduced legislation Tuesday to create an official National Office for Cyberspace in the Executive Office of the President.

Why it matters: Earlier today, the Trump administration cut the White House's top cybersecurity advisory role. Creating the office would guarantee someone focused on the issue had some level of access.