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Acting US Navy secretary resigns amid coronavirus uproar

WorldNews Tuesday, 7 April 2020
Acting US Navy secretary resigns amid coronavirus uproarActing US Navy Secretary Thomas Modly offered his resignation after coming under fire for his handling of a crisis involving the captain of a coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier, US officials confirmed on Tuesday. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he had accepted Modly's resignation offer on Tuesday morning. "[Modly] resigned on his own accord, putting the Navy and the Sailors above self so that the USS. Theodore Roosevelt, and the Navy, as an institution, can move forward," Esper said in a statement....
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