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Pentagon chief fires Navy secretary after controversy over SEAL whose case has been championed by President Trump


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Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday fired the Navy’s top official 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 Donald Trump.

At Esper’s request, Navy Secretary Richard Spencer submitted his resignation Sunday, said the chief spokesman for the Pentagon, Jonathan Hoffman. https://www.pilotonline.com/nation-world/ct-nw-navy-secretary-trump-seal-20191124-tc4kvvdh45aqpfehkee5k3yw24-story.html

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