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Labor Secretary Alex Acosta To Step Down Amid Epstein Plea Deal Controversy

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U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta is stepping down from his post following days on end of backlash for being involved in a plea deal he helped create while he was a U.S. Attorney for deplorable registered sex offender and pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

This is really disappointing, but probably the best course of action he could take at this point.

via TheBlaze:

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President Donald Trump announced Acosta’s resignation on Friday.

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In 2008, Acosta was a U.S. attorney in Miami. In this role, he agreed to a plea deal with Epstein, who was being charged with some of these crimes at the time. Under the terms of this deal, Epstein would spend just 13 months in jail, pay out settlements to victims, and would register as a sex offender. Another aspect of the deal that has now come under intense scrutiny gave immunity to “any potential co-conspirators.”

Acosta has attested that if it wasn’t for his intervention, Epstein would have gotten off without any punisment whatsoever.

Now we just need to find someone who will honestly investigate the connection that Epstein has with the Clintons, since Bill seems to have been a regular flyer on his aircraft.

All individuals involved with this man need to be investigated and any wrongdoing discovered should be punished accordingly. The fact this man victimized children is horrific on every level, but what’s truly disturbing is all of the power players he had connections with during his lifetime.

Let’s hope justice is truly served here.

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President Trump Tells 2020 Dems Bloomberg Won’t Help Them If He Isn’t Nominee

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VP Mike Pence Urges World Leaders To Stand Against Iran And Confront Anti-Semitism On Global Scale

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Anti-Semitism has been enjoying a disturbing comeback in modern day society as of late, thanks in large part to the anti-Israel sentiment being spread by folks in powerful cultural and governmental positions. The increase of attacks against Jews has even turned deadly with many becoming the victims of deadly shootings and hate crimes in New York City and elsewhere. In light of this, Vice President Mike Pence has urged global leaders to take on anti-Semitism and stand against the Israel hating nation of Iran. Here’s more on that from The Washington Examiner: Speaking in Jerusalem at the World Holocaust Remembrance Center to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on Thursday, Pence said the stories and legacy of those killed in the Holocaust must not be forgotten. “We gather to fulfill the solemn obligation, an obligation of remembrance, to never allow the memory of those who died in the Holocaust to be forgotten by anyone anywhere in the world,” he said. “Today, we remember what happens when the powerless cry for help and the powerful refuse to answer.” The vice president went on to pay homage to the survivors of the Holocaust “who all these years have borne witness to that evil and have served mankind by their example.” He also drew upon the legacy of those who fought against Nazism and anti-Semitism during World War II. “We must be prepared to stand as they did against the wave of their times. We must be prepared to confront and expose the vile tide of anti-Semitism that is fueling hate and violence across the world, and we must stand together,” he said. Leaders from more than 40 nations attended the speech, which Pence took as an opportunity to encourage them to stand against the Iranian regime, calling it “the…

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