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Alex Acosta to address his role in Epstein sexual abuse scandal

Jul 10, 2019 - CNN

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Labor Secretary Alex Acosta is expected to defend himself against accusations of prosecutorial malfeasance Wednesday afternoon amid renewed scrutiny of his role securing a sweetheart deal for Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago.

Acosta is not expected to resign, an administration official said. Instead, he will further explain and defend the circumstances surrounding the Epstein case, which burst back into headlines this week after the financier was charged with hav...