President Trump addressed the termination of former Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer on Sunday evening and announced that the current ambassador of Norway, Kenneth Braithwaite will replace Richard Spencer as Secretary of the Navy.
....contracting procedures were not addressed to my satisfaction. Therefore, Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer’s services have been terminated by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper. I thank Richard for his service & commitment. Eddie will retire peacefully with all of the.....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 24, 2019
....honors that he has earned, including his Trident Pin. Admiral and now Ambassador to Norway Ken Braithwaite will be nominated by me to be the new Secretary of the Navy. A man of great achievement and success, I know Ken will do an outstanding job!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 24, 2019