Senate confirms the late Justice Scalia's son to head Department of Labor

Posted on AllSides September 26th, 2019
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The Senate confirmed Eugene Scalia — son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia — to be the United States' next labor secretary Thursday afternoon by a vote of 53-44 along party lines.

The younger Scalia was nominated by president Trump to fill the position after former Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta resigned in July due to backlash over how he handled the case of now-dead accused child predator Jeffrey Epstein as a federal prosecutor back in 2008. Since Acosta's departure, the role of acting secretary has been filled by...

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