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Mark Esper has written a book about the challenges he faced as Defense secretary in the Trump administration. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former Pentagon chief Esper says Trump asked about shooting protesters

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Mark Esper about his forthcoming book, "A Sacred Oath: Memoirs of a Secretary of Defense During Extraordinary Times."

Mark Esper has written a book about the challenges he faced as Defense secretary in the Trump administration. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former Pentagon chief Esper says Trump asked about shooting protesters

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