The billionaire accused of sex trafficking gave millions to Harvard. The university "has no plans" to give it back.
Senate Democrats claim they lacked prior knowledge of the events surrounding the Acosta-Epstein case, despite published news reports and it being a topic of discussion during Acosta's confirmation hearing.
Acosta was grilled by Rep. Lauren Underwood over allowing employers to opt out from providing contraception to their staff through health insurance for religious or moral reasons.
Acosta, a former member of the National Labor Relations Board and dean of the Florida International University College of Law in Miami, was nominated as labor secretary by Trump in mid-February.
Critics say Alexander Acosta's settlement with Jeffrey Epstein was egregious and out of the ordinary.
The veteran prosecutor would be the first Hispanic in Trump's Cabinet.