US Labour Secretary Alex Acosta makes a statement on his involvement in a non-prosecution agreement with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls. Photo: Reuters

Trump’s labour chief Alex Acosta defends plea deal for billionaire sex predator Jeffrey Epstein amid calls for his resignation

  • The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Jeffrey Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managed
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US Labour Secretary Alex Acosta makes a statement on his involvement in a non-prosecution agreement with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls. Photo: Reuters
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