Acosta, the Only Prosecutor to Put Jeffrey Epstein Behind Bars, Loses His Job
WASHINGTON — Alex Acosta resigned as labor secretary Friday morning. It was inevitable once he became the target of all virtuous people in Washington for negotiating a 2008 non-prosecution agreement that put super rich sex offender Jeffrey Epstein behind bars for 13 months and required him to register as a sex offender and agree to pay restitution to his many teenage victims.
The Senate knew about the deal in April 2017 when 60 senators — including Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto, D-Nev. — voted to confirm Acosta. Three things changed since then.
In November, the Miami Herald ran a series,…
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