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Labor Secretary Acosta Announces Resignation Amid Controversy Over Epstein Case

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Speaking with reporters and flanked by President Trump, Alex Acosta announced his resignation as secretary of labor Friday morning. The development comes after calls for him to step down over a plea deal he was involved in that resulted in a much more lenient sentence for convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Here & Now's Femi Oke talks with NPR White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe (@ayesharascoe).

This segment aired on July 12, 2019.

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