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Tumultuous week in White House ends with Acosta resignation

Clip: 07/12/2019 | 6m 43s

Labor Sec. Alex Acosta has resigned over criticism of his 2008 prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes. Acosta joined President Trump to make the announcement to reporters, two days after the Cabinet secretary had held a news conference to address the issue. Meanwhile, Immigration and Customs Enforcement is again gearing up for deportation raids. Judy Woodruff talks to Yamiche Alcindor.

Aired: 07/12/19

Rating: NR

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