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Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid fallout over Jeffrey Epstein case

CBS News 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.
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News video: Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defends handling of Jeffrey Epstein case in 2008

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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.

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