Acosta’s Epstein Excuses Are Nonsensical and Self-Serving
The Daily Beast
Three former prosecutors break down the labor secretary’s explanation of the cushy plea deal he cut.
“When Acosta’s statements are put up against the facts of this case, they are revealed as the self-serving and often nonsensical excuses of someone who utterly failed to do what he swore to do as U.S. attorney: uphold justice.”
, Berit Berger, and
break down Acosta’s nonsensical and self-serving explanation of the cushy plea deal he gave Epstein, “concocted after-the-fact to conceal his shameful performance as US attorney in this matter.”
"We were all federal prosecutors in 2007.... No federal prosecutor or agent we worked with would have ever backed away from a sexual exploitation case involving minors because of the possibility of Acosta’s so-called 'victim shaming.'"