President Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, Alex Acosta, right, briefly stood next to Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner before the president addressed Congress on Tuesday night.
President Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, Alex Acosta, right, briefly stood next to Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner before the president addressed Congress on Tuesday night. Jonathan Newton The Washington Post
President Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, Alex Acosta, right, briefly stood next to Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner before the president addressed Congress on Tuesday night. Jonathan Newton The Washington Post

Trump labor nominee talked tough on sex crimes but gave billionaire a ‘sweetheart’ deal

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    Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced on the Senate floor Thursday that he would resign following allegations from at least eight women of sexual misconduct, but did not give a specific date. He also noted the "irony" that Trump was still in office after he "bragged on tape about his history of sexual assault."