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Trump defends Acosta over handling of Epstein case

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President Trump commented on Labor Secretary Alex Acosta and on Jeffrey Epstein, who has been arrested on charges of sex trafficking. Acosta is under scrutiny for a prior case against Epstein in which Epstein was given a light sentence.
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Trump Defends Labor Secretary Acosta Over Billionaire Sex Trafficking Scandal
Reuters reports U.S. President Donald Trump defended his Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday. Democrats are pressuring Acosta to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein. However, Trump said he too would look into the matter. On Monday, Epstein was charged with federal sex trafficking charges, raising new questions about Acosta’s handling of Epstein's similar case in 2008.

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