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Acosta tries to calm furor around his handling of Epstein plea deal

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Labor Secretary Alex Acosta delivered his most vigorous defense yet of his handling of a 2008 plea deal with billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, claiming the media is overlooking critical facts about the case and that abuse victims are now treated differently.

In a news conference carried widely by cable news on Wednesday, the embattled official said he welcomed New York prosecutors' new charges that accuse Epstein of sex trafficking young women and underage girls.

And in defending his prior prosecutor office’s plea deal that allowed Epstein to only serve 13 months behind bars — much of it on work release — Acosta framed the decision as a more reliable outcome that prevented Epstein from walking free and also shielded his victims.

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