Trump Fires Third Defense Secretary Mark Esper After Clashes
Trump Fires Third Defense Secretary Mark Esper After Clashes

President Donald Trump shared with the country on Monday morning over Twitter that he had fired Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper. This is the third defense secretary who Trump has fired in his term as president.Trump wrote that Esper would be temporarily replaced with the “highly respected” director of the National Counterterrorism Center, Christopher C. Miller. Miller has previously served in Trump’s White House as the top counterterrorism policy official, is a former Army Green Beret, and has already been approved by the Senate for the position of Defense Secretary.Esper’s termination was not…

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