Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia as Labor Secretary

U.S. President Donald Trump announces the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta (R) before departing for travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 12, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque.

President Trump announced on Thursday that he plans to nominate Eugene Scalia as his new Secretary of Labor. Eugene Scalia's father is the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The younger Scalia would succeed recently departed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who announced his resignation last week.