Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee; Mark Esper Named Acting Pentagon Chief

President Trump on Tuesday withdrew the nomination of Patrick M.
Shanahan to be the permanent defense secretary, leaving the Pentagon in
transition at a time of escalating tensions with Iran and questions
about the role of the military at the border with Mexico.

Publisher: NYTimes | Author: Michael D. Shear

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competence, governance, iran, and trump cabinet
DATE PUBLISHED
2019-06-19 (Modified: 2019-06-19)

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