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Trump says he will 'get involved' in the firing of Navy aircraft carrier captain because he doesn't 'want to destroy someone for having a bad day'

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump suggested Monday that he will be getting involved in the firing of Capt. Brett Crozier, the former commanding officer of the US Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt.
"I'm going to get involved and see what is going on there," Trump said at a White House press briefing.
The president said that he has heard good things about the captain and will be looking into the situation because he doesn't "want to destroy someone for having a bad day."
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Donald Trump tries to end damaging Theodore Roosevelt crisis

Donald Trump tries to end damaging Theodore Roosevelt crisis

7 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

President Donald Trump said he may step in and settle a controversy that brewed from Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly firing a captain of a coronavirus-infected air craft carrier.
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Lawmakers demand Trump's acting Navy secretary resign or be fired after he trashed an aircraft carrier captain to its crew

Lawmakers demand Trump's acting Navy secretary resign or be fired after he trashed an aircraft carrier captain to its crew

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Democratic lawmakers are demanding Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly resign or be fired for a speech he delivered to the crew of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on Monday.
In leaked audio of the speech, the acting secretary can heard trashing Capt. Brett Crozier, the carrier's former commanding officer. Modly fired Crozier on Thursday after a letter he wrote about the coronavirus outbreak aboard the carrier leaked to the media.
Virginia congresswoman and Navy veteran Rep. Elaine Luria wrote in a statement on Monday that "acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly's...
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