Gardner Meets with Secretary Elaine Chao, Intended Transportation Secretary Nominee

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today met with Secretary Elaine Chao, President-elect Trump’s intended nominee for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation.


“Secretary Chao has dedicated much of her life to public service and is a proven leader who knows how to get the job done,” said Gardner. “We spoke about the unique challenges Colorado faces when it comes to transportation and I am confident Secretary Chao will work to repair and strengthen our country’s infrastructure. President-elect Trump’s intended nomination of Elaine Chao is the right choice for Colorado and it’s the right choice for this country. I look forward to working with Secretary Chao on behalf of the American people.”


Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.

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