labor secretary

Donald Trump and Alex Acosta
Andrew Harnik/AP
July 12, 2019 - 9:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein , who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. President Donald Trump, with Acosta at his side...
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Labor Secretary Alex Acosta is expected to make a statement amid renewed scrutiny of his role securing a sweetheart deal for Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago.
Getty/Palm Beach Co Sheriff/AP via CNN
July 10, 2019 - 7:26 pm
By Kaitlan Collins and Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- Labor Secretary Alex Acosta maintained Wednesday he secured the best deal he could when he helped prosecute financier Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes a decade ago, but acknowledged the terms look lenient with the passage of time. Still, Acosta...
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15 February 2013 - Washington, DC - Harris Wofford, former Pennsylvania Sen., and former CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, waits to receive his 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.
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Pat Loeb
February 26, 2019 - 4:47 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — A memorial is set for Saturday in honor of Pennsylvania's former labor secretary and U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford at Wofford's alma mater, Howard University, in Washington, D.C. Wofford died on Jan. 21 , but it took some time to plan the proper public send-off. His son, Dan...
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