Pentagon chief fires US Navy secretary over SEAL controversy

Pentagon chief fires US Navy secretary over SEAL controversy

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper fired the Navy Secretary Richard Spencer for allegedly proposing a deal with the White House behind Esper’s back to resolve the matter of a Navy SEAL whose case has been championed by President Trump. Esper has also canceled a hearing scheduled next month for SEAL Eddie Gallagher that Spencer ordered in defiance of the clemency Trump granted to Gallagher.

Sandra
Sandra
porcus
porcus 4 months

Guess he wasn't going to resign after all!

npc8472
npc8472 4 months

I wanna know when all these fucks are labeled the traitors they are. When in official positions do your fuking job. Dont do what you think should happen. If you dont like what your boss is saying or telling you to do then quit. If it's an elected official then next cycle vote them out...if you dont want to work for them and or wait for them to be voted out dont fuk up the system out of spite you fucking bags of trash.....

porcus
porcus 4 months

Belongs in US section

bobby_5150
bobby_5150 4 months

Proof positive that Trump voters aren't the biggest idiots around here.

Paul C
Paul C 4 months

@Idiots Not sure what country you are from, but the POTUS is Commander in Chief of the US military. Some might even say that part of the job is the most important part--especially if you consider the decision to use nuclear weapons must be made by the President. So in that role it is 100% in his purview make decisions like this. You can call it politicizing, others call it being a leader.

David Silverstone
David Silverstone 4 months

I really like a swiss... melted swiss cheese and roasted mushroom on a burger... with caramalized onions.. thats really hot stuff.. it's available at a number of different locations.

David
David 4 months

...when you have proper Commander in Chief!

porcus
porcus 4 months

Adios

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 4 months

Bye Felicia

IvoryDove
IvoryDove 4 months

I didn't think Twitter was an official channel for ordering a subordinate to execute an order... But... It was clearly not appropriate to express disdain for your commanding officer in public either. He got what he deserved.

porcus
porcus 4 months

Adios

david
david 4 months

Edward Gallagher is a war criminal. He should be stripped of his medals and put in prison. full stop

Dipshit Don Sarcasm
Dipshit Don Sarcasm 4 months

Not even the military is beyond Trump's politicizing.

4thHogage
4thHogage 4 months

Just more idiocy from trump. And the trumpist will go with the flow no matter what he does.

Miles O'Brien
Miles O'Brien 4 months

As we all know, the Secretary of the Navy was ordered by Trump to do this. No one defies the Tweetmeister in Chief.

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