Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case
Friday, 12 July 2019 U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy.
U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a plea deal with Epstein that has been criticized as being too lenient.
Jeffrey Epstein recently killed himself in his Manhattan jail after being charged with sex trafficking minors and conspiracy. Even then, the office of the U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New..