Trump chose the Minister of transport a ally of Bush

Elaine Chao

The Minister of transport in the administration of Donald trump will be Elaine Chao (Elaine Lan Chao). According to The Guardian on Tuesday, November 29, citing a statement of the transition team of the elected President of the United States, this decision was made by trump.

Trump emphasized that leadership and experience Chao in his new post will be invaluable in the development of transport infrastructure.

On 21 November the President-elect and Chao was found in a new York skyscraper, Trump Tower, the conversation lasted two hours.

Elaine LAN Chao 63 years, she was born in Taiwan to a family of immigrants from China, moved to the United States at the age of eight years. Before becoming a politician, he worked in Citicorp and Bank of America. Since the second half of the 1980s, the years held a number of positions in the administration of Republican presidents. In 1993, she married Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky (now the Republican leader in the Senate of the U.S. Congress).

In 1989-1991 he was the Deputy Minister of transport, and from 2001 to 2009 —the 24th Secretary of labor (under President George Bush). Became the first American woman of Asian descent who received a position in the office of the United States.

November 29, member of U.S. house of representatives Lou Barletta said that in the meeting with Donald trump discussed his possible appointment as the Minister of labour of the United States. Earlier it was reported that he may be offered the post of Minister of transport.

On 18 November it became known that the US President-elect has decided on candidates for key positions in his administration. So, the attorney General will be the Senator from Alabama Jeff and Roman sessions, the Director of the CIA offered to the Congressman from Kansas, Mike Pompeo.

The question is, whether the posts of state Secretary and Minister of defence. According to media reports, the first may be offered to the former Governor of Massachusetts MITT Romney, former new York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley, former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton. A chance to lead the Pentagon is from a retired General of the marine Corps James Mattis and the Senator from new Hampshire Kelly Ayotte.

Presidential elections in the United States were held on 8 November, was won by the candidate of the Republican party, Donald trump. He officially took office after his inauguration on 20 January 2017.

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