Eugene Scalia would replace the previous secretary, Alexander Acosta, who resigned amid renewed criticism of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Alexander Acosta had come under scrutiny for his role in a plea deal that allowed financier Jeffrey Epstein to avoid a trial on sex trafficking charges.
By Darlene Superville, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Democrats are demanding that President Donald Trump's labor secretary quit because he helped craft a secret 2008 plea deal that let a wealthy financier avoid prison after allegations of molesting teenage girls.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The 66-year-old hedge fund manager who once hobnobbed with some of the world's most powerful people was charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy and could get up to 45 years in prison.
A federal judge ruled Thursday that prosecutors led by current Labor Secretary Alex Acosta broke the law when he was U.S. attorney in Florida. Acosta's team allegedly concealed a plea agreement from more than 30 underage victims who had been…
By Associated Press
During his time as a U.S. attorney, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta handled a secret plea deal with a wealthy financier accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls.
By Curt Anderson, Associated Press
Financier Jeffrey Epstein reached a deal in 2008 with then-Miami U.S. Attorney Alexander Acosta's office to end the federal probe that could have landed him in prison for life.
By Erica R. Hendry
Acosta and DeVos are expected to speak around 4:30 p.m. ET. Watch live in the player above.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Acosta, the son of Cuban immigrants, is the nation's 27th labor secretary, leading a sprawling agency that enforces laws covering about 125 million workers.
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