US President Donald Trump with Defence Secretary Mark Esper (R). Photo: AP US President Donald Trump with Defence Secretary Mark Esper (R). Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump with Defence Secretary Mark Esper (R). Photo: AP

George Floyd protests

Pentagon chief Mark Esper risks being sidelined as White House floats replacements

  • The defence secretary’s job is likely safe, but the White House is still looking at options
  • Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy could be next in line if Esper does flame out

Topic |   George Floyd protests
US President Donald Trump with Defence Secretary Mark Esper (R). Photo: AP US President Donald Trump with Defence Secretary Mark Esper (R). Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump with Defence Secretary Mark Esper (R). Photo: AP
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