The United States President, Donald Trump has fired the Secretary of Defense, Mark Esper amid election defeat.
Trump immediately replaced Mark Esper with Director of National Counterterrorism Christopher Miller in acting capacity.
Trump, who was defeated by Democratic Party candidate Joe Biden in his reelection bid, tweeted: “I am pleased to announce that Christopher C. Miller, the highly respected Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (unanimously confirmed by the Senate), will be Acting Secretary of Defense, effective immediately.
“…Chris will do a GREAT job! Mark Esper has been terminated. I would like to thank him for his service.”