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 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
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. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, believing that he has become a distraction to the administration because of his handling of the sex abuse.. Reuters - Published
CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the the press conference held by Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday in which he defended his role in the Jeffrey Epstein.. CBS News - Published
Labor Secretary Alex Acosta says he will not resign over his role in Jeffrey Epstein’s child sex abuse case. Acosta spoke to reporters Wednesday and defended his controversial plea deal with the.. CBS News - Published
Louisiana declares a state of emergency as it prepares for a potential hurricane expected to dump huge amounts of rain. Also, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta says he will not resign over his role in.. CBS News - Published
Here's the latest for Thursday July 11th: Louisiana prepares for possible hurricane; Labor Sec. Acosta rejects criticism of Epstein plea deal; Patient stabs Boston EMT in ambulance; Hawaii ready to.. USATODAY.com - Published
Paula Reid, Zeke Miller, Kim Wehle and Nancy Cordes join CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's news conference Wednesday where he dismissed criticism of his handling of a.. CBS News - Published