had fired Defense’s Secretary Mark Esper and Christopher Miller, who was the National Counter-terrorism Center’s Director, will be take his way to become acting secretary, which will be “effective immediately.”
After losing from the democratic candidate, Joe Biden, the president scrapped Esper in two days and the news that Trump refused to accept losing.
Esper gave a reply to Donald Trump on Monday in a letter that reads: “I serve the country in deference to the Constitution, so I accept your decision to replace me.”
CNN obtained a copy of the letter, that says: “I step aside knowing there is much we achieved at the Defense Department over the last eighteen months to protect the nation and improve the readiness, capabilities, and professionalism of the joint force, while fundamentally transforming and preparing the military for the future.”
The vice-chairman on Intelligence of the Senate Select Committee and the Virginia Democrat, Sen. Mark Warner, said: “The last thing that our country needs is additional upheaval in the institutions designed to protect our national security.”
He also warned against further firings of “any Senate-confirmed intelligence or national security officials during his time left in office.”
Mark continued: “there is no doubt that our adversaries are already seeking vulnerabilities they can exploit in order to undermine American global leadership and national security during this transition period.”