Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer addresses the crew of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Gerald R Ford on October 27, 2019Image copyright
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Navy Secretary Richard Spencer reportedly made a private proposal to the White House

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has asked Navy chief Richard Spencer to resign over his handling of the case of a Navy Seal demoted for misconduct.

Mr Esper said he had lost confidence in Mr Spencer because his private conversations with the White House contradicted his public position.

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