Esper has ready a letter of resignation, based on three present protection officers.
It’s not unusual for Cupboard secretaries to organize undated letters of resignation throughout a presidential transition, giving the commander in chief the possibility to interchange them for a second time period. The president decides whether or not to just accept the resignation letters, and the method normally happens after the election outcomes are clear.
However protection officers say Esper ready his letter as a result of he is without doubt one of the Cupboard officers lengthy anticipated to be pushed out after the election.
As his tenure could also be coming to an finish, Esper helps members of Congress draft laws that can strip names of Accomplice leaders from navy bases in a transfer that would put him additional at odds with [Trump].