U.S. Senate Confirms Scalia as Secretary of Labor

October 01, 2019

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Eugene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as the next Secretary of Labor.Scalia replaces former Alexander Acosta who resigned in July 2019 under mounting pressure due to his involvement in a 2008 plea deal involving Jeffrey Epstein.Scalia has prior experience with the Department of Labor where he served as solicitor (chief attorney) under an appointment by former President George W. Bush.