According to multiple reports, Defense Secretary Mark Esper has asked for the resignation of Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer.

Fox’s Lucas Tomlinson has a statement from the Pentagon.

Here is more from Fox’s Jennifer Griffin.

A name of someone to take Spencer’s place has been proposed to President Trump.


Here is Spencer’s resignation letter in which he says he no longer shares the “same understanding” as President Trump.

Trump also released a series of tweets on the matter.



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