By: Economic & Finance Report
R. Alexander Acosta Dean of Florida International University’s Law School, has been selected to be the new US Labor Secretary. Mr. Acosta is also the Chairman of the Board at U.S. Century Bank, he was former assistant attorney general of the civil rights division, under former President George W. Bush, and former US attorney for the Southern District of Florida.
After President Trump initial nominee, Mr. Andrew Puzder withdrew on February 16, 2017, Mr. Acosta’s name was in contention. Mr. Acosta has been nominated and proceeded before the Senate in several different occasions, so many experts believe he will be confirmed as Trump’s new Labor Secretary. -SB