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“We know that when violators get away with this type of act, they often feel emboldened to continue,” said Stewart. “We want to give law enforcement the tools they need in order to stop this type of behavior in its tracks.”
After getting a letter from Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw on the matter, on Tuesday, DeSantis issued an Executive Assignment of the case from Palm Beach County to the State Attorney for the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit. DeSantis also asked the FDLE to look into previous investigations of Epstein and the plea agreement.
A growing number of Republicans--including White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney--are also pushing Trump to remove Acosta.
If Stewart is able to get her bill across the finish line, it will take effect at the start of July.