House Democrats seek briefing Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal
Thursday, 11 July 2019 () Democratic members of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on financier Jeffrey Epstein's 2007 plea deal for a prostitution charge and the role played by Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, who handled the case as a federal prosecutor.
Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer told fellow lawmakers Tuesday that Labor secretary Alex Acosta should resign for his role in the controversial plea deal he struck with millionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2008, or be fired. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
American financier Jeffrey Epstein will not be released on bail to await his trial for sex trafficking dozens of underage girls. Reuters reports U.S. District Judge Richard Berman on Thursday rejected..