Trump Picks Son of Late Justice Scalia for Labor Secretary

Trump tweeted news of the planned nomination less than a week after his previous secretary, Alexander Acosta, resigned.

  • Published 19 July 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has selected lawyer Eugene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be his new labor secretary. Trump tweeted news of the planned nomination less than a week after his previous secretary, Alexander Acosta, resigned amid renewed criticism of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein. The financier was indicted this month on charges of sexually abusing underage girls… Read at AP News