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Asian Americans

Aug 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Chao criticized after Trump’s Charlottesville remarks

Chao criticized after Trump’s Charlottesville remarks

posted by Gabi Wy
Elaine Chao

Photo courtesy of James O’Gara

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

Chinese American

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao Visits Manhattan Chinatown

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao Visits Manhattan Chinatown

posted by ShirleyNLew

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

Blogs

Jan 8, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Hearings to begin for Trump’s team; AAPI opposition to 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

Dec 22, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Is Transportation Secretary Nominee Elaine Chao Backtracking on Trump Pledge?

Is Transportation Secretary Nominee Elaine Chao Backtracking on Trump Pledge?

posted by Randall
Freeway

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

Nov 30, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Trump picks Elaine Chao for Secretary of Transportation

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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