Trump ersetzt US-Verteidigungsminister Esper

US-Präsident Donald Trump hat Verteidigungsminister Mark Esper entlassen.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 25: Secretary of Defense Mark Esper arrives to pay his respects at a ceremony to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she lies in state at National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol on September 25, 2020 in Washington, DC. Ginsburg, who was appointed by former U.S. President Bill Clinton, served on the high court from 1993, until her death on September 18, 2020. She is the first woman to lie in state at the Capitol. (Photo by Greg Nash - Pool/Getty Images)
Mark Esper (Bild: Getty Images)

Das Amt soll amtierend Christopher Miller übernehmen, wie Trump am Montag bei Twitter schrieb. Miller war bisher Direktor des Nationalen Antiterror-Zentrums.