Tuesday 28th March 2017,

Posts by Tag: Elaine Chao»


Hearings to begin for Trump’s team; AAPI opposition to Chao

posted by Randall
West Wing

Who will fill these seats in the West Wing?

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

Chinese American

Is Transportation Secretary Nominee Elaine Chao Backtracking on Trump Pledge?

posted by Randall

President-elect Trump has said he wants to spend $1 trillion dollars to rebuild America’s infrastructure

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

Bad Ass Asians

Trump picks Elaine Chao for Secretary of Transportation

posted by Randall
Elaine Chao & Mitch McConnell

Elaine Chao campaigned with her husband Sen. Mitch McConnell during his reelection bid to represent Kentucky

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.

Chao will be the second Asian American to be … Read more

Asian Americans

WHAS: Democratic Operative’s Tweet about Elaine Chao Draws Rebuke

posted by Randall

Elaine ChaoA 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


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