U.S. Senate confirms Mark Esper as new defense secretary | NK News
July 20, 2024
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U.S. Senate confirms Mark Esper as new defense secretary

Esper previously said he considers North Korea the most pressing security challenge

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Mark Esper as Washington's Secretary of Defense, the first time someone has held the position since January.

The Senate overwhelmingly voted for Esper gaining 90 supporting votes with eight opposing.

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