Acosta Resigns as Labor Secretary over Epstein Plea Deal  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump said Friday morning that R. Alexander Acosta, his embattled secretary of labor, will resign following controversy over his ...

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Mr. Trump said the decision to resign was made by Mr. Acosta.Mr. Trump said the decision to resign was made by Mr. Acosta.

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has tendered his resignation and will be temporarily replaced by Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella.WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has tendered his resignation and will be temporarily replaced by Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella.

Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning | National Post

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has tendered his resignation and will be temporarily replaced by Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella.WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has tendered his resignation and will be temporarily replaced by Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella.

Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning | National Post

US Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid pressure over his brokering of 2008 plea deal for Jeffrey Epstein.US Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid pressure over his brokering of 2008 plea deal for Jeffrey Epstein.

US Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigns over Epstein case - BBC News

“Florida Attorney Barry Krischer criticized Acosta. BOTH attorneys conspired with Jeffrey Epstein. @jkbjournalist piece makes it plain Krischer pressured local cops on Epstein’s behalf. Krischer is a conspirator to obstruct justice as much as Alex Acosta https://t.co/se42kmlGdm”

Louise Mensch on Twitter: "Florida Attorney Barry Krischer criticized Acosta. BOTH attorneys conspired with Jeffrey Epstein. @jkbjournalist piece makes it plain Krischer pressured local cops on Epstein’s behalf. Krischer is a conspirator to obstruct justice as much as Alex Acosta https://t.co/se42kmlGdm"

“#Acosta is resigning following questions about how he handled Jeffrey Epstein investigation in Florida when he was US Attorney”

Andrea Mitchell on Twitter: "#Acosta is resigning following questions about how he handled Jeffrey Epstein investigation in Florida when he was US Attorney"

“Acosta steps down as labor secretary amid criticism of his decade-old plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein.”

Peter Baker on Twitter: "Acosta steps down as labor secretary amid criticism of his decade-old plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein."

“"This was him, not me," says Pres Trump of @SecretaryAcosta decision to step down. Notes that Acosta "went to Harvard," and is a "tremendous talent." Of the 2008 plea deal Acosta made with Jeffrey Epstein, @POTUS said people were initially happy with it, then changed their minds.”

Mark Knoller on Twitter: ""This was him, not me," says Pres Trump of @SecretaryAcosta decision to step down. Notes that Acosta "went to Harvard," and is a "tremendous talent." Of the 2008 plea deal Acosta made with Jeffrey Epstein, @POTUS said people were initially happy with it, then changed their minds."

President Donald Trump says Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is stepping down following criticism of his handling of a plea deal with a wealthy financier Jeffrey EpsteinMove comes after criticism of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Deal | Time

President Trump has announced that Labor Secretary Acosta has resigned. Follow here for the latest.President Trump has announced that Labor Secretary Acosta has resigned. Follow here for the latest.

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is stepping down from his post, just two days after he held a news conference to defend a plea deal that he brokered for wealthy sex offender Jeffrey Epstein while serving as a U.S. attorney in Florida more than a decade ago.Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is stepping down from his post, just two days after he held a news conference to defend a plea deal that he brokered for wealthy sex offender Jeffrey Epstein while serving as a U.S. attorney in Florida more than a decade ago.

Alexander Acosta stepping down as Labor secretary - POLITICO

WASHINGTON — Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused. . .WASHINGTON — Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused. . .

Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein deal scrutiny | The Outlook

Acosta made the announcement to reporters while standing next to President Donald Trump, less than a week after accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was arrested on new charges.Acosta made the announcement to reporters while standing next to President Donald Trump, less than a week after accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was arrested on new charges.

House Democrats seek briefing Acosta’s role in Epstein plea deal – Brinkwire

As a U.S. attorney in Miami, Acosta helped devise a secret agreement granting the accused child sex trafficker immunity from federal prosecution.As a U.S. attorney in Miami, Acosta helped devise a secret agreement granting the accused child sex trafficker immunity from federal prosecution.

Alexander Acosta Out As Labor Secretary Over Cushy Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal | HuffPost Canada

WASHINGTON — Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta stepping down; move comes after criticism of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case. The Associated Press

NewsAlert: Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta stepping down

President Donald Trump has announced Friday that Labor Secretary Alex Acosta has resigned, a move that comes after furor over a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein.President Donald Trump has announced Friday that Labor Secretary Alex Acosta has resigned, a move that comes after furor over a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein.

Acosta resigns amid furor over Epstein plea deal | US & World News | kctv5.com

Acosta's plea deal let Epstein prey on childrenIt is very disturbing to me that the media is making such a brouhaha about the relationship of Donald Trump and Bill Clinton to the convicted sex offender and billionaire Jeffrey Epstein.That is not the story. This man should have been given a life sentence for a federal criminal charge in 2008. Instead, he pleaded a minor state charge with the then-federal attorney Alexander Acosta. This was done in secret without any victims being aware, aAcosta's plea deal let Epstein prey on childrenIt is very disturbing to me that the media is making such a brouhaha about the relationship of Donald Trump and Bill Clinton to the convicted sex offender and billionaire Jeffrey Epstein.That is not the story. This man should have been given a life sentence for a federal criminal charge in 2008. Instead, he pleaded a minor state charge with the then-federal attorney Alexander Acosta. This was done in secret without any victims being aware, a

Friday's letters: Jeffrey Epstein, Bobby Jones, more - Opinion - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sarasota, FL

The New York Times editorial board on Thursday warned Democratic lawmakers against going after Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta over his 2008 plea deal with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is currently facing sex trafficking cThe New York Times editorial board on Thursday warned Democratic lawmakers against going after Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta over his 2008 plea deal with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, who

NYT: Don't make Acosta a political martyr | TheHill