Officials say their secretary was fired while attempting to address a real crisis in the special operations community.

gallagher-and-wife.jpgNavy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher walks out of military court with his wife Andrea Gallagher during lunch recess on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 in San Diego, CA. He was later acquitted on war crimes charges but convicted on one charge of discrediting the Navy. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

November 26, 2019

An ugly 10-day dispute between Donald Trump and the U.S. Navy escalated sharply on Sunday, when Secretary of Defense Mark Esper fired Navy Secretary Richard Spencer, who had publicly defied the president in the case of demoted Navy Seal Eddie Gallagher.


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