Stories tagged: Mark Esper
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
It took seven months, but President Donald Trump finally has a Senate-confirmed secretary of defense. Mark Esper, an Army veteran and former defense industry lobbyist, won Senate confirmation Tuesday by …
Mon., July 15, 2019, 11:40 a.m.
After months of delay, President Donald Trump is expected to nominate a successor to Jim Mattis as secretary of defense on Monday.
Thu., July 11, 2019, 2:35 p.m.
The Senate Armed Services Committee has scheduled a hearing Tuesday on Mark Esper’s expected nomination as defense secretary. The committee says it’s “pre-nomination paperwork” from the White House regarding the …
Fri., June 21, 2019, 11:16 a.m.
It’s a perilous time to have temps running the Pentagon. President Donald Trump’s brinkmanship with Iran is on the boil, the U.S. is undertaking an unusual troop deployment to the …
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 4:35 p.m.
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is stepping down before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate