Trump Fires His Defense Secretary Mark Esper

President Trump makes an announcement on Twitter that he has fired his Defense Secretary Mark Esper.

Photo by Shealah Craighead

Two days after Joe Biden became the President-elect, Trump is making it clear what America and the world at large can expect from his decision-making.

I am pleased to announce that Christopher C. Miller, the highly respected Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (unanimously confirmed by the Senate), will be Acting Secretary of Defense, effective immediately..

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 9, 2020

 

...Chris will do a GREAT job! Mark Esper has been terminated. I would like to thank him for his service.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 9, 2020

 

A new acting secretary Christopher Miller is a former director of the National Counterterrorism Center. 

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