Trump Taps Chao for Transportation Secretary
- Published: Tuesday, 29 November 2016 13:59
- Written by Rock Products News
President-elect Donald Trump nominated former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to head the Transportation Department. Chao is a former U.S. deputy transportation secretary who currently sits on the board of Vulcan Materials Co. Chao, the wife of Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, served as labor secretary under President George W. Bush and was the first Asian-American woman to hold a Cabinet position.