Mark Meadows accuses former Secretary of Defense Mark Esper as the “criminal” of a major leak to the press

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper will speak in Morocco in front of Donald Trump's stock photos.

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  • Mark Meadows, a former White House Chief of Staff for Trump, describes the leak in his new book.

  • He describes the Trump White House as “worse than whispers and leaks suggested.”

  • Meadows has accused former Secretary of Defense Mark Esper as the “criminal” behind the massive leak.

In his new book, former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows accuses former Secretary of Defense Mark Esper as the cause of several major leaks from within the administration.

“In the coming months, the White House situation turned out to be worse than whispers and leaks suggested,” Meadows told Chiefs Chief, released Tuesday. “I was secretly disobedience and surprisingly lacking in coordination. Needless to say, there seemed to be a big leak in the press every few hours.”

Meadows — Who Described the revelation in his own book on Trump’s COVID diagnosis as “fake news” — Learn more about his distrust of the military’s top executives and describe Esper as a leaker shortly after introducing him in the early stages.

“No matter who says what, the general was essentially a politician, and the generals around President Trump were swaying towards the apparently radical left,” Meadows wrote. “I was attending several meetings where secret details were leaked to the press, and it was clear that Mark Esper was the culprit.”

Meadows does not specify what “secret” information Esper believes has leaked, or whether it is confidential. He also does not provide evidence to support his claim.

Under the Espionage Act of 1917 0f, leakage of confidential information can be punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

Representative of Aerospace technology company Epirus If Esper was a member of the board, he did not return an insider’s request for comment prior to publication.

Instead of elaborating on or providing details on alleged leaks in Esper, Meadows uses referrals from Esper and other military top executives. The “awakened” general.

“But there was another battle between President Trump and his newly” awakened “military adviser, which had nothing to do with funding,” Meadows wrote.

Esper also wrote a book that tells everything about his time in the Trump administration.In it, he talks about prevention Trump from sending National Guard with rifles and bayonets“Because we will crack down on anti-racist protests nationwide in the summer of 2020.

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