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, …

Mitch McConnell: ‘Nobody Wins a Trade War’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) expressed his skepticism the United States could win a trade war with China. On Tuesday, McConnell told reporters that “nobody wins a trade war” when asked about President Donald Trump‘s ongoing tariff dispute with

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) holds a media availability on November 7,2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington,DC. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

McConnell Backs Trump: Mueller Report Is ‘Case Closed’

Tuesday on the Senate floor, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said it was “case closed” on Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. McConnell said, “It’s finally over. Many Americans were waiting to see how their elected

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 09: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (L) returns to the U.S. Capitol from a meeting at the White House January 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump walked out of a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House negotiating border security funding …