President-elect Donald Trump has selected Elaine Chao as his Transportation Secretary. Chao was previously Secretary of Labor under President Bush from 2001-2009.
BREAKING: Transition official: President-elect Trump picks Elaine Chao as Transportation secretary.— The Associated Press (@AP) November 29, 2016
Chao's selection was confirmed by a member of the transition team. She is the second Asian-American woman picked to Trump's cabinet; the first being Nikki Haley. Chao has been married to Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) since 1993.
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