Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defends handling of Jeffrey Epstein case
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 () Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended his handling of a decade-old plea deal with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex crime charges when Acosta was a U.S. attorney in Florida. Acosta is facing renewed scrutiny over the case after Epstein was arrested on new federal sex trafficking charges in New York last week. CBS News White House correspondents Paula Reid and Ben Tracy, plus legal analyst Rikki Klieman, join CBSN with more.
Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended his handling of Palm Beach billionaire Jeffrey Epstein's sex trafficking case more than a decade ago, saying he tried to avoid a deal that would've allowed the wealthy financier to walk free.
Picked up by his private driver in a limo and allowed to make stops at his own home. Contact 5 has uncovered new details about Jeffrey Epstein's time spent outside of his Palm Beach County jail cell. ..
American financier Jeffrey Epstein will not be released on bail to await his trial for sex trafficking dozens of underage girls. Reuters reports U.S. District Judge Richard Berman on Thursday rejected..