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Pentagon finally gets a boss: Senate confirms Esper as defence secretary

07 July, 2019 9:54 am 9:54 am

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – It took seven months, but President Donald Trump finally has a Senate-confirmed secretary of defence. American TV channel ‘CNBC’ reported that Mark Esper – an army veteran and former defense industry lobbyist – won Senate confirmation Tuesday by a vote of 90-8. He was to be officially sworn in by the … Read More