President Elect Donald Trump Announces Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary
President Elect Donald Trump, has named Elaine Chao as the Secretary of Labor for his Administration. Ellen Chao, has been married to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, since 1993. Chao acted as the Secretary of Labor for all 8 years of George W. Bush’s Administration, Becoming the first Asian-American to hold a Cabinet position, and the longest tenure of that position since WWII. From 1989-1991 Chao also served as the Deputy Secretary of Transportation under George H.W. Bush’s Administration. Her previous experience will be a viable asset, as this Administration plans to spend over $1 trillion dollars repairing or replacing Americas highways and bridges.