US Defense Secretary

Trump Sacks Mark Esper, US Defense Secretary

President Donald Trump of the United States has sacked his Defense Secretary, Mark Esper.




OpenLife Nigeria reports that the embattled American leader made the announcement on Monday.



According to Trump, Christopher C. Miller, director of the National Counterterrorism Centre, will be acting secretary of defence.


This online news medium understands that the appointment is effective immediately.


“Chris will do a great job! Mark Esper has been terminated. I would like to thank him for his service”, the President tweeted.

Esper was Trump’s second permanent Defense Secretary after James Mattis.

The retired General of the US Marine Corps resigned in late 2018.

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