Department of Transportation
See also Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao.
|2014.10.30||Colombian authorities are investigating after drugs were found aboard the Ping May, a vessel owned by Elaine Chao's family’s company. thenation.com (See also Elaine Chao, China)|
|2016.11.29||Trump nominates former Bush cabinet member Elaine Chao to lead Transportation Department nytimes.com (See also Elaine Chao)|
|2017.01.11||Elaine Chao emphasizes use of private funds for Trump’s transportation plans. washingtonpost.com (See also Elaine Chao)|
|2017.01.11||The key points on Elaine Chao confirmation hearing for transportation secretary. theguardian.com (See also Elaine Chao, Infrastructure)|
|2017.01.24||Efforts to mute federal employees are occurring to varying degrees in the EPA, and departments of the Interior, Transportation, Agriculture and Health and Human services. politico.com (See also First 100 Days, Assaults on Facts, First Amendment, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Agriculture, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of the Interior)|
|2017.02.17||Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao puts $647 million grant for Caltrain to go electric on hold until a full audit can be conducted. sfgate.com (See also Elaine Chao, First 100 Days)|
|2017.12.08||The Trump administration has scrapped an Obama-era proposal requiring airlines and ticket agencies to disclose baggage fees as passengers start the process of buying a ticket. thehill.com (See also Elaine Chao)|
|2018.03.06||Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao admitted that Donald Trump personally asked House Speaker Paul Ryan to block funding for New York City's badly needed Gateway project. nymag.com (See also Unpresidential Behavior, Conflicts of Interest, Elaine Chao)|
|2018.06.07||Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Thursday defended her brother-in-law‘s controversial nomination to head the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, despite the fact that he lacks experience in government and, according to his LinkedIn profile, has confined his professional activities during the past six years to managing his family trust fund. politico.com (See also Nepotism, Corruption, Elaine Chao)|
|2018.09.18||Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao flew on Federal Aviation Administration planes rather than commercial flights on seven occasions between January and August 2017, newly released records show — including one flight to and around Europe that cost taxpayers an estimated $68,892 for her and five staffers. politico.com (See also Trump Cabinet, Corruption, Elaine Chao)|
All told, Chao's flights on the FAA planes cost an estimated $93,977.84, the records show.