Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Handling Of Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2008 plea agreement he oversaw as a U.S. attorney in Florida in which multimillionaire and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein got a light sentence in exchange for pleading guilty to state charges. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, Congressional reporter Kelsey Snell, and national justice correspondent Carrie Johnson. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.
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Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Handling Of Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal

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Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Handling Of Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Handling Of Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Handling Of Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal

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Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2008 plea agreement he oversaw as a U.S. attorney in Florida in which multimillionaire and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein got a light sentence in exchange for pleading guilty to state charges. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, Congressional reporter Kelsey Snell, and national justice correspondent Carrie Johnson. Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.