Elaine Chao

The latest on Elaine Chao. A Republican, Chao has served in every Republican presidential administration since President Ronald Reagan. She most recently served as Secretary of Transportation in the administration of President Donald Trump. Previously she served as Secretary of Labor in the administration of President George W. Bush, director of the Peace Corps in the administration of President George H.W. Bush and chair of the Federal Maritime Commission in the administration of President Ronald Reagan. She is married to Kentucky U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell.