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‘Mr. Acosta should not be allowed to rewrite history’: Former Florida state’s attorney issues sharp rebuke of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta

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  • Former Florida State Attorney Barry Krischer responded to US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, after he pinned blame for financier Jeffrey Epstein's lenient sentence on the State Attorney's office, saying Acosta's "recollection of this matter is completely wrong."
  • Acosta said during a press conference on Wednesday that it was the Palm Beach State's Attorney's office that "was willing to let Epstein walk free."
  • However, Krischer said that the US Attorney's Office produced a 53-page indictment on Epstein, but it "was abandoned after secret negotiations between Mr. Epstein's lawyers and Mr. Acosta."
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Barry Krischer a former state's attorney for Palm Beach County hit back at US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, following a press conference on Wednesday where Acosta placed blame on the State's Attorney's office for the plea deal cut for financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Krischer in a statement said the secretary's "recollection of this matter is completely wrong." See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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