Labor Sec. Acosta resigns amid Epstein controversy

7/12/19
 
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7/12/19:

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigned on Friday after coming under renewed criticism for a plea deal with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein while he was U.S. Attorney in Florida. That agreement, which was widely criticized as lenient, came under fire this week with new charges brought against Epstein by prosecutors in New York. Trump, joined by Acosta outside the White House, announced that the Labor Secretary would be leaving

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