Law Dean Alexander Acosta Picked for Labor Secretary

Former Main Justice official under George W. Bush, now dean of Florida International University, has been through four Senate confirmations.

, The National Law Journal


President Donald Trump wasted little time in naming R. Alexander Acosta on Thursday as his new labor secretary nominee to replace Andrew Puzder, who withdrew his nomination amid opposition in the U.S. Senate. Acosta would become Trump's first Hispanic cabinet nominee.

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  • F. Hayek

    Senate commies won‘t be able to stop this pro-job/anti-union goon pick.

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