Meet Alex Acosta’s Replacement, Acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella

by Shelby Talcott   Patrick Pizzella, formally the United States Deputy Secretary of Labor, will now be the Acting Secretary of Labor as Alex Acosta steps down over his role in the light sentencing of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2008. Pizzella was nominated by President Donald Trump to be the…

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Sherrod Brown Calls on Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to Resign Over Epstein Plea Deal

  Sen. Sherrod Brown joined his fellow Democrats in calling on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his involvement in a 2007 plea deal for multimillionaire and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein was arrested Saturday night in New Jersey and charged Monday with operating a sex trafficking ring…

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Trump: Will Look ‘Very Carefully’ at Labor Secretary’s Role in Prosecuting Child Sex-Trafficking Case

by Ken Bredemeier   WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will be looking “very carefully” at how his labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, agreed to a light sentence in a child sex trafficking case against billionaire hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago when he was…

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