US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP

Trump’s strain with Pentagon inspires talk of more departures

  • US Navy Secretary Richard Spencer’s ouster was just the latest collision between military leaders and the president, who has repeatedly ignored or overruled their advice
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An undated selfie of US Navy Seal Edward Gallagher. Photo: Edward and Andrea Gallagher via AP

Donald Trump gave direct order to let US Navy Seal who posed with corpse keep elite status, says Pentagon chief Mark Esper

  • US Defence Secretary earlier fired Navy secretary Richard Spencer, saying he offered White House secret deal to rig disciplinary process
  • Edward Gallagher was acquitted of murder in stabbing death of Isis captive but was convicted of posing with body
Topic |   Donald Trump

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An undated selfie of US Navy Seal Edward Gallagher. Photo: Edward and Andrea Gallagher via AP
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