Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Resigns Amid Jeffrey Epstein Scandal

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta will step down in one week, amid a scandal involving a plea deal with billionaire Jeffrey Epstein.

WASHINGTON – Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigned amid the fallout over a plea deal he made with wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, a sex offender charged with human trafficking girls as young as 14. 

President Donald Trump announced Acosta’s resignation Friday morning, saying the secretary called him Friday morning saying that the decision to resign is his. 

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