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.

Update:

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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