Rene Alexander Acosta is an American attorney and politician who serves as the 27th United States secretary of labor since 2017. President Donald Trump nominated Acosta to be Labor Secretary on February 16, 2017, and he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 27, 2017. Acosta is the only Hispanic person to have served in President Trump's Cabinet.
Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens..
Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is being slammed for his role in a sweetheart plea deal for Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein is a billionaire, recently indicted for sex trafficking minors. On Tuesday, Acosta..
Reuters reports U.S. President Donald Trump defended his Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday. Democrats are pressuring Acosta to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against..
Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer told fellow lawmakers Tuesday that Labor secretary Alex Acosta should resign for his role in the controversial plea deal he struck with millionaire Jeffrey Epstein..
U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in..
Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he's stepping down amid the tumult over his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing.. France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters •CBS News •WorldNews •BBC News •NYTimes.com
Labor Secretary Alex Acosta has defended his handling of an old plea deal involving wealthy investor Jeffrey Epstein. But on Friday, he announced his resignation. Paula Reid has the latest. CBS News - Published Also reported by •Reuters •WorldNews
U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Friday became the latest high-ranking official from President Donald Trump's administration to resign. Acosta, standing next to Trump on the White House lawn, said.. Reuters - Published
U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged.. Reuters - Published