Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid fallout over Jeffrey Epstein case
Friday, 12 July 2019 () President Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigned Friday after defending his handling of a controversial secret plea deal with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein in 2008 when Acosta was U.S. Attorney in Florida. CBS News political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns joins CBSN with more on the breaking news.
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.
Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw has ordered an Internal Affairs investigation into his agency's handling of the Jeffrey Epstein case while the Palm Beach billionaire and registered sex offender..
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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..