• Watchdog says Elaine Chao, ex-transpo secretary and Mitch McConnell's wife, misused office including making staff edit her dad's Wikipedia page

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Elaine Chao, the former transportation secretary under Trump and wife of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, was cited by the Inspector General for misuse of office, according to a report that went public Wednesday.
    Late last year, the Transportation Department's inspector general requested the Justice Department and US Attorney's Office investigate "potential conflicts of interest and favoritism" involving Chao, but both departments declined to open an investigation, according to the report.
    Investigators found that Chao had used her office's staff and resources...
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  • Elaine Chao May Have Violated Ethics Rules As Transportation Secretary, Inspector General Says

    Elaine Chao May Have Violated Ethics Rules As Transportation Secretary, Inspector General Says

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    The case was referred to the Justice Department in December, but the agency did not pursue charges.
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