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Midlands senators aren't seeking Acosta's exit now

Jul 10, 2019 - Omaha World-Herald (Nebraska)

WASHINGTON - All four Republican senators from Nebraska and Iowa backed Alexander Acosta's nomination to run the Labor Department.

Two years later, prominent Democrats are calling for Acosta to resign - or for President Donald Trump to fire him - over his handling of the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case. Acosta was a prosecutor in the case in Miami more than a decade ago.

None of the four Midlands senators has joined the calls for Acosta's head, however.

Sen. Ben Sasse of...