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How Trump's labor secretary is integral to understanding the Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse scandal

Jul 10, 2019 - CNN

Editor's note: This story was originally published July 9. It has been updated to reflect Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's resignation.

(CNN) -- Alex Acosta's decision as a US attorney in Florida to let Jeffrey Epstein avoid federal charges of sex trafficking nearly a decade ago has shadowed the Trump administration's labor secretary but has now cost him his job.

President Donald Trump announced Friday that Acosta would resign amid the ongoing furor over his role in negotiating Epstei...