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Jeff Katz
July 12, 2019 - 10:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. President Donald Trump, with Acosta at his side,...
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July 10, 2019 - 3:55 pm
By JILL COLVIN and RICHARD LARDNER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Insisting he got the best deal he could at the time, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday defended his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein as Acosta tried to stave off...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta listen during a meeting of the President's National Council of the American Worker.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
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July 10, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor Secretary Alex Acosta plans to make a statement Wednesday regarding his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein as Democrats intensify their calls for the secretary to resign. Acosta has repeatedly...
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February 22, 2019 - 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it's "looking into" Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's handling of a secret plea deal with a wealthy financier accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls A federal judge ruled Thursday that prosecutors in Florida violated the rights of victims by reaching...
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