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Lawmakers call for removal of Navy Secretary over USS Theodore Roosevelt debacle
“Modly’s remarks to the crew show that he is in no way fit to lead our Navy through this trying time," wrote Rep. Elaine Luria. "Secretary Esper should immediately fire him"
Acting Navy secretary: I swiftly fired the USS Theodore Roosevelt’s captain to avoid having Trump step in
"I didn't want to get into a decision where the president would feel that he had to intervene because the Navy couldn't be decisive"
‘Best captain we ever had’ — Watch the crew of USS Theodore Roosevelt give their fired skipper a triumphant send-off
“Now that’s how you send out one of the greatest captains we ever had!”
Lawmakers decry Navy firing of USS Theodore Roosevelt captain as an ‘overreaction’ that puts sailors ‘at greater risk’
“Dismissing a commanding officer for speaking out on issues critical to the safety of those under their command discourages others from raising similar concerns,” lawmakers said.