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Alexander Acosta

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FIU College of Law welcomes former U.S. Attorney Alexander Acosta

 

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Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns (C-SPAN)

 

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Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta defends Epstein plea deal

 

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Jeffrey Epstein case: Why Alex Acosta is "public enemy No. 2"

 

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Alex Acosta defends his role in Jeffrey Epstein deal

Rene Alexander Acosta is an American attorney, academic and politician who served as the 27th United States Secretary of Labor from 2017 to 2019. President Donald Trump nominated Acosta to be Labor Secretary on February 16, 2017, and he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 27, 2017. Acosta is the only Hispanic person to have served in President Trump's Cabinet.
  • Personal 

  • Background 

  • Bush administration 

  • Dean of the Florida International University College of Law 

  • Secretary of Labor 

  • Recognition