Can an Economy be “Amazing” if it Promotes Sexual Violence?

When he resigned his position as Labor Secretary in the Trump administration yesterday, Alexander Acosta explained, “It would be selfish to stay in this position and continue talking about a case that’s 12 year old, rather than the amazing economy we have right now.”  For his part, Trump hailed Acosta as “a great labor secretary,” even going so far as to defend the plea deal Acosta’s office made with Jeffrey Epstein back in 2008. read more

Republicans Insult Sexual Assault Victims By Circling The Wagons To Defend Alex Acosta

White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway told reporters Tuesday morning that Trump’s labor secretary Alex Acosta is doing a great job in the wake of the new Jeffrey Epstein child sex trafficking indictment.

Trump’s Child Rapist Problem Is About to Get Ugly — and Dangerous

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Why did Donald Trump’s Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta give a very lenient plea deal to Donald Trump’s friend, serial child rapist Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor?

Why did Trump reward Acosta a few years later by giving him a position in his cabinet? read more