In a 2006 photo of the DOL replacement nominee, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Jr. congratulates Acosta, who was sworn in as U.S. Southern Dist. Attorney, as wife Jan Acosta looks on. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

(Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump named former National Labor Relations Board member R. Alexander Acosta as his new nominee for labor secretary, the first Hispanic he has chosen for his cabinet.

Trump said Acosta will be “a tremendous secretary of labor.”



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