Asian American organizations are criticizing Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao after President Trump’s response to the White supremacist rally in Virginia that turned deadly, reported The Hill.
In a petition, the organizations said she “stood by President Trump as he blamed both sides for the racist acts that took place … Read more
By Shirley L Ng
AsAmNews New York Correspondent
Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao paid a visit to Manhattan’s Chinatown to celebrate Asian American heritage month with her father, Dr. James S.C. Chao, a US veteran.
Lion dancers and a local community band greeted Chao and her father at their first stop, the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent’s … Read more
By Ed Diokno
If that old adage is true: “You can judge the character of a man by the friends that he chooses,” then our country is in for a rough ride not only for the next four years, but for decades to come.
Two months … Read more
One of the few points of agreement between Democratic Congressional leaders and President-elect Trump is his pledge to spend one trillion dollars to rebuild U.S. roads, bridges and other projects.
Papers filed by Trump’s nominee for transportation secretary however seem … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Elaine Chao, who was Secretary of Labor under President George W. Bush, has been named Transportation Secretary by President-elect Donald Trump, according an official with the transition.
A tweet sent out by a Democratic worker is drawing controversy for its offensive racial nature, reports WHAS-TV.
Kathy Groob got into a Twitter war arguing that Elaine Chao, the former labor secretary and wife of Republican US Senator Mitch McConnell, can’t possibly be from Kentucky, “because she’s Asian.”
That drew a firestorm on … Read more