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Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

2 monthes ago   |   By KCCI

Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary, according to the president.
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Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be U.S. defense secretary

Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be U.S. defense secretary

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, adding that Shanahan wanted to spend more time with his family.
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Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump said acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan will not move forward with the confirmation process so that he can “devote more time to his family.” He also said in a tweet that Mark Esper, the secretary of the Army, will become acting Defense secretary.
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