Donald Trump says on Twitter he has fired Defence Secretary Mark Esper

Washington: US President Donald Trump stated Defence Secretary Mark Esper had been “terminated” and that Christopher Miller, director of the Nationwide Counterterrorism Centre, will probably be appearing Secretary of Defence beginning instantly.

“Mark Esper has been terminated,” Trump stated on Twitter.

“I’m happy to announce that Christopher C. Miller, the extremely revered Director of the Nationwide Counterterrorism Centre (unanimously confirmed by the Senate), will probably be Performing Secretary of Defence, efficient instantly.”

Donald Trump said he had fired Defence Secretary Mark Esper, pictured.

Donald Trump stated he had fired Defence Secretary Mark Esper, pictured.Credit score:AP

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