Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta is stepping down amid backlash over Jeffrey Epstein plea deal

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Friday announced he’s resigning just two days after a lengthy press conference in which he signaled he would not step down.

Acosta has been facing widespread calls to resign amid backlash over a secret plea deal he orchestrated for financier Jeffrey Epstein roughly a decade ago. Epstein on Saturday night was arrested on accusations of sex trafficking.

Trump appeared with Acosta outside of the White House on Friday to announce

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