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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.

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)

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.

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Politico: Elaine Chao’s Interviews with Father Raise Ethical Flags

President Trump’s Depart of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao has come under ethical scrutiny for appearing with her shipping mogul father in numerous Chinese media interviews, including at least one that appears to have been conducted at the DOT and prominently features the DOT flag in the background. 

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 – Peter Schweizer: Mitch McConnell’s Deep Financial Ties to China ‘Unprecedented’ in U.S. History

Peter Schweizer, author of the new best-selling book “Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends,” joined SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour on Monday’s Breitbart News Tonight to discuss his research into the deep business ties between the Chinese communist government and the family of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s wife, President Trump’s Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by his wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, celebrates with his supporters at an election night party in Louisville, Ky.,Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. McConnell won a sixth term in Washington, with his eyes on the larger prize of GOP control of the …

REVEALED: Mitch McConnell’s In-Laws Bought 10 Massive Ships from the Chinese Government Since His Wife Elaine Chao Became Transportation Secretary

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) in-laws have ordered 10 massive cargo ships from the Chinese government since the senator’s wife Elaine Chao became Secretary of Transportation. The deep financial ties between the Chao family’s shipping business Foremost Group and the Chinese regime were first revealed in the #1 New York Times bestseller “Secret Empires.”

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5 ‘Secret Empires’ Bombshell Revelations

Four-time New York Times bestselling investigative journalist Peter Schweizer has garnered a reputation for unearthing never-before-revealed facts about how political elites enrich themselves. Here are five China-related revelations Schweizer exposes in his new book “Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends.”

Family members gather for a road naming ceremony with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, centre, his son Hunter Biden, left, and his sister Valerie Biden Owens, right, joined by other family members during a ceremony to name a national road after his late son Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III, in …

Exclusive: Peter Schweizer Calls for ‘Corrupt Practices Act’ to End Foreign Government Buyoffs of U.S. Politicians Through Family, Friends

Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute, joined SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight co-hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Monday to explain how politicians corruptly monetize political power as detailed in his latest book, Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends.

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Republicans Ask Trump to Block Funding California High-Speed Rail

California’s House Republicans have penned a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to block a pending $650 million federal grant for California’s troubled high-speed rail project until an audit of the project’s finances is completed.

In a speech Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders failed to mention his victorious opponent Hillary Clinton even once, urging supporters to continue the fight for radical change

Senate Passes Iran Sanctions 99-0, Sen. Bernie Sanders Only No-Show

The Senate overwhelmingly voted to extend economic sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran for 10 years, 99-0, with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) the lone senator missing Thursday’s vote that sets up a confrontation with President Barack Obama.