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Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to Resign

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is resigning in the wake of Trump supporters breaching the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, according to a Washington Post reporter. 

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 11: Elaine Chao (C) listens to her husband Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) during her confirmation hearing to be the next U.S. secretary of transportation before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill January 11, …

NYT Confirms Schweizer ‘Secret Empires’ Bombshell on Elaine Chao and Mitch McConnell’s China Ties

Trump Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao “repeatedly used her connections and celebrity status in China to boost the profile of [her family’s shipping] company, which benefits handsomely from the expansive industrial policies in Beijing that are at the heart of diplomatic tensions with the United States,” according to a New York Times exposé on Monday that builds off research from Peter Schweizer’s bestselling book ‘Secret Empires.’

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 11: Elaine Chao (C) listens to her husband Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) during her confirmation hearing to be the next U.S. secretary of transportation before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill January 11, …

Exclusive: Document Reveals Obama Official Trying to Stop Trump Enforcing Air Trade Agreement

Three top U.S. airline CEOs are urging President Trump to take action over Qatar’s violating trade agreements with the United States. Three other CEOs responded with a letter claiming that Qatar’s actions are consistent with the president’s policy, but analysis shows that this letter was actually written by a senior policy official from the Obama administration.   

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Melania Trump Revives Youth Program Working Group

First lady Melania Trump and a host of Cabinet secretaries and top Trump administration officials reconvened the interagency working group on youth programs in the White House State Dining Room Monday morning, offering information on initiatives with which Be Best may choose to partner.

U.S. first lady Melania Trump speaks to representatives of an Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs during a State Dining Room event at the White House March 18, 2019 in Washington, DC. The first lady convened a meeting of the group to discuss youth programs that align with her Be …

Schweizer: Media and GOP Refuse to Investigate McConnell and Chao Family Ties to China

Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer, author of Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends, joined SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Wednesday’s Breitbart News Tonight to discuss the nomination of Gordon Hartogensis, brother-in-law to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to lead the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

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Peter Schweizer: McConnell and Chao Must Address Their Financial Ties with ‘Rival Power’ China

Peter Schweizer, bestselling author of “Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends” spoke with Breitbart News Tonight host Rebecca Mansour about the latest developments in the scandal involving Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his wife Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s deep financial ties to the U.S. strategic rival China.

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and his wife, Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, wave to supporters as they celebrate his re-election win over Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke)