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House Democrats seek briefing on Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal

Reuters Friday, 12 July 2019 ()
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 this week with sex trafficking in underage girls.
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News video: Acosta should resign or be fired: Schumer

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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 in 2008, or be fired. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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