Former Defense Sec. Esper's account of Trump wanting to shoot missiles into Mexico should disqualify the failed former president.
Pentagon officials delayed promotions for female generals out of fear of former President Donald Trump’s reaction.
According to a New York Times report, then-Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper and General Mark A. Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, worried that the Trump administration would replace General Jacqueline D. Van Ovost of the Air Force and Lieutenant General Laura J. Richardson of the Army with their own candidates before leaving office. They said that they suspected any candidates who weren’t white men would have their nominations scuttled.
Mark Meadows has defended Donald Trump’s claim that the recent explosion in Beirut was an attack despite the fact the government of Lebanon said it was an accident.
The Lebanese government blamed the deadly incident on an “unsecured” shipment of ammonium nitrate – a chemical used in fertilizers and industrial explosives.
The Secretary of Defense has publicly disagreed with the President about deploying troops to quell nationwide protests. Mark Esper said on Wednesday he doesn’t want to see the Insurrection Act invoked.
Trump's story about Iran threatening four US embassies has fallen apart as his own defense secretary said that he never saw the evidence.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that Iran could have attacked US embassies, which is completely different Trump's made-up threat against embassies.
Trump's Secretary of Defense refused to say if any political considerations were detailed to him about releasing the military aid to Ukraine.