Acosta out as Trump Labor secretary Print
Written by The Hill Press   
Friday, 12 July 2019 09:18

WASHINGTON, D.C. - trump-a.acosta will step down as Labor Secretary amid mounting scrutiny over his role in negotiating a plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Acosta announced Friday that he is resigning, saying that he phoned President Trump on Friday morning to tell him he was stepping aside because he does not want his handling of the Jeffrey Epstein plea agreement to consume the administration.

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