Trump minister Alexander Acosta resigns to be too lenient in sex abuse case

Trump minister Alexander Acosta resigns to be too lenient in sex abuse case

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US Labor Minister Alexander Acosta announced his resignation on Friday. The politician was in turmoil for several days for its management, there are about ten years, the legal file of the financier Jeffrey Epstein, accused of sexual exploitation of dozens of minors.

Dozens of girls, some as young as 14 years old, followed each other, sometimes several times a day, in a “massage” room that Jeffrey Epstein had arranged in his sumptuous properties in Palm Beach or New York, with trinkets or paintings. suggestive, and sex toys in profusion.

To ensure a continuous flow, the former math teacher at a New York private high school – and friend of Donald Trump or Bill Clinton – had sent an army of recruiters, often just older than their targets, they approached smoothly, introducing Jeffrey Epstein as a benefactor.

“A very good Minister of Labor”

While he was federal prosecutor in Florida, Alexander Acost had negotiated in 2008 a court agreement deemed too favorable to Jeffrey Epstein, while similar accusations were already brought against him. The negotiated agreement had at the time avoided a trial of Jeffrey Epstein, kept away from his victims and provided particularly favorable conditions for the development of his detention sentence.

“I called the president this morning to tell him that I thought resigning was the best thing to do,” said the resigning minister from the White House gardens on Friday, alongside Donald Trump. “Alex Acosta has been a very good Minister of Labor,” commented the US president.

Since last Saturday, Jeffrey Epstein sleeps in prison. Monday his lawyers will try to get his release on bail, pending a probable trial.

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