Mark Esper

Former Defense Sec. Mark Esper Says Trump Shouldn’t Be Trusted With National Security Information

On Sunday, former Defense Secretary Mark Esper criticized Donald Trump's handling of sensitive national security secrets. Earlier in the month, Trump…

9 months ago

Trump Defense Sec. Mark Esper Says Trump Wanted To Shoot Missiles Into Mexico

Mark Esper, the secretary of Defense under the Trump administration, claimed that former President Donald Trump had proposed shooting missiles…

2 years ago

Trump Had ‘Absurd’ Plan To Send 250,000 Troops To Border, Ex Defense Sec. Esper Says

Trump Defense Secretary Mark Esper revealed a "ridiculous" Trump administration scheme to send 250,000 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border during…

2 years ago

Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper Sues Pentagon For Redacting Trump Sections From Book

Former United States Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, whom ex-President Donald Trump fired after his reelection loss in 2020, has…

2 years ago

In Joint Op-Ed, Every Former Living Defense Secretary Asks Military To Reject Potential Trump Call To Overturn Election

In a rare moment of bipartisan cooperation, all ten living former United States secretaries of Defense, led by former Vice…

3 years ago

Trump Installs Anthony Tata Who Call Obama A ‘Terrorist Leader’ To Top Pentagon Post

The makeup of President Donald Trump's Pentagon leaders has shifted dramatically in the days following the firing of Defense Secretary…

3 years ago

Trump Fires Third Defense Secretary Mark Esper After Clashes

President Donald Trump shared with the country on Monday morning over Twitter that he had fired Defense Secretary Mark T.…

3 years ago

Trump Insults Military Leadership, But Claims Soldiers Are ‘In Love With Me’

During a press conference on Monday, President Donald Trump responded to The Atlantic article claiming that he disparaged military members…

3 years ago

Trump Proceeds With Withdrawing 12,000 Troops From Germany, Romney Calls It ‘Gift To Russia’

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump told the press that the decision to withdraw 12,000 troops from Germany was due to…

4 years ago

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, Who Testified In Impeachment Inquiry, Retires From Army Alleging Trump Bullying Campaign

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a national security aide who testified against President Donald Trump during the impeachment inquiry, announced his retirement from…

4 years ago

Trump Nearly Fired Defense Secretary Mark Esper Over Disagreement About Insurrection Act

President Donald Trump was talked out of firing Defense Secretary Mark Esper after he publicly broke with the president on…

4 years ago

Trump Wanted To Deploy 10,000 Troops In Washington But Pentagon Pushed Back

President Donald Trump wanted to deploy 10,000 military troops to suppress the George Floyd protests at a heated Oval Office…

4 years ago

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Slams Trump’s Leadership: ‘He Tries To Divide Us’

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis attacked President Donald Trump's leadership skill set and inability to unite the country on Wednesday.…

4 years ago

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly’s Trip To Guam Cost Taxpayers Almost $250,000 & Cost Him His Job

Former acting U.S. Navy Secretary Thomas Modly's visit to Guam where he insulted the commander of the nuclear aircraft carrier USS…

4 years ago

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly Resigns After Calling USS Theodore Roosevelt’s Captain ‘Stupid’

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned after being criticized for addressing the USS Theodore Roosevelt’s crew with profanity and calling…

4 years ago

Trump Calls Defense Secretary Mark Esper ‘Mark Esperanto,’ Claims Victory In Syria

President Donald Trump misspelled the name of the Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, as Mark Esperanto, while tweeting. The president’s misspelling of…

4 years ago

U.S. Navy Chief Richard Spencer Forced To Resign In Dispute With Trump Over Restoring Rank Of SEAL

Defense Secretary Mark Esper ordered the resignation U.S. Navy Chief Richard Spencer on Sunday after a long dispute between the…

4 years ago

Trump Invents New Word: “Infantroopen” – Is It The New “Covfefe”?

When President Donald Trump introduced Mark Esper as the new secretary of defense on Thursday, he invented a new word…

5 years ago

Raytheon Lobbyist Mark Esper Confirmed As Defense Secretary

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Mark Esper as defense secretary by a 90-8 vote, thus ending the Pentagon's roughly seven-month stretch without…

5 years ago

Patrick Shanahan Withdraws As Defense Secretary Nominee, Trump Names Army’s Mark Esper As Interim Replacement

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is withdrawing from consideration for the permanent position in order to "devote more…

5 years ago