Then-U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao applauds students at the New Orleans Job Corps Center in New Orleans, Aug. 21, 2007. Chao has been selected as President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of transportation.
Then-U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao applauds students at the New Orleans Job Corps Center in New Orleans, Aug. 21, 2007. Chao has been selected as President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of transportation. Bill Haber AP
Then-U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao applauds students at the New Orleans Job Corps Center in New Orleans, Aug. 21, 2007. Chao has been selected as President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of transportation. Bill Haber AP

Trump picks Elaine Chao to be transportation secretary

November 29, 2016 11:46 AM

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