Trump labor secretary who cut Epstein deal plans to slash funds for sex trafficking victims | US news | The Guardian

Trump labor secretary who cut Epstein deal plans to slash funds for sex trafficking victims | US news | The Guardian

Alexander Acosta, the US labor secretary under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, after the billionaire was investigated for having run a child sex trafficking ring, is proposing 80% funding cuts for the government agency that combats child sex trafficking.

I hope Jeffrey Epstein sings like a bird. And if some Democrats go down, so be it
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Acosta’s plan to slash funding of a critical federal agency in the fight against the sexual exploitation of children is contained in his financial plans for the Department of Labor for fiscal year 2020. In it, he proposes decimating the resources of a section of his own department known as the International Labor Affairs Bureau (ILAB).

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