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NEW: Acosta Is OUT As Labor Secretary

Alexander Acosta announced his resignation on Friday as Labor secretary under President Trump. This comes as further scrutiny mounted on his handling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-crimes case.

Trump is quoted as saying in CNBC:

“This was him, not me, because I’m with him,” Trump said in a lengthy exchange with the press before departing the White House en route to events in Wisconsin and Ohio. “I said, ‘You don’t have to do this.’”

Here’s the full exchange:

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