Trump Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid controversy over Epstein plea deal

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Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Labor Secretary Alex Acosta has resigned amid controversy over his role in a 2008 plea deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.

President Donald Trump said Friday that it was Acosta's decision and not his as he spoke to reporters leaving the White House for a trip to Wisconsin.

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