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Acosta defends handling of Jeffrey Epstein plea deal

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Faced with calls to resign, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta held a presser to defend his role in a sex crimes plea deal for billionaire Jeffrey Epstein. A local prosecutor called Acosta’s recollection of the events “completely wrong.” NBC’s Kristen Welker reports, and NBC News legal analyst Ari Melber weighs in.