Home Search The American Presidency Project
John Woolley and Gerhard Peters Home Data Documents Elections Media Links
 
• Public Papers of the Presidents
• State of the Union
Addresses & Messages
• Inaugural Addresses
• Farewell Addresses
• Weekly Addresses
• Fireside Chats
• News Conferences
• Executive Orders
• Proclamations
• Signing Statements
• Press Briefings
• Statements of
 Administration Policy
• Economic Report of the President
• Debates
• Convention Speeches
• Party Platforms
• 2016 Election Documents
• 2012 Election Documents
• 2008 Election Documents
• 2004 Election Documents
• 1996 Election Documents
• 1968 Election Documents
• 1960 Election Documents
• 2017 Transition
• 2009 Transition
• 2001 Transition
• White House Media Pool Reports
Data Index
Audio/Video Index
Election Index
Florida 2000
Presidential Libraries
View Public Papers by Month and Year

INCLUDE documents from the Office of the Press Secretary
INCLUDE election campaign documents, vice presidential documents, first lady, and other executive branch officals
Search the Entire Document Archive
Enter keyword: 


AND OR NOT
Limit by Year

From:
To    :

Limit results per page

INCLUDE documents from the Office of the Press Secretary

INCLUDE election campaign documents, vice presidential documents, first lady, and other executive branch officals

Instructions
You can search the Public Papers in two ways:

1. Search by Keyword and Year
You can search by keyword and choose the range of years within your search by filling out the boxes under Search the Public Papers.

2. View by Month and/or Year
Select the month and/or year you would like information about and press View Public Papers. Then choose a Public Paper and the page will load for you.

Search Engine provided by the Harry S. Truman Library. Our thanks to
Jim Borwick and Dr. Rafee Che Kassim at Project Whistlestop for critical assistance in the implementation of the search function, and to Scott Roley at the Truman Library for facilitating this collaboration.
 
Donald J. Trump: Press Release - What They Are Saying: Senators and Industry Leaders Praise Elaine Chao for U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Donald
Donald J. Trump
Press Release - What They Are Saying: Senators and Industry Leaders Praise Elaine Chao for U.S. Secretary of Transportation
January 11, 2017
Transition 2017
Obama to Trump
Obama to Trump
Font Size:
Print
The American Presidency Project

Promote Your Page Too
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) "Elaine is going to do a fantastic job as secretary of Transportation. She's going to do good things for her country, she's going to make the Commonwealth of Kentucky proud." (Kathryn A. Wolfe, "Chao Skates Through Hearing Despite Little Info on Infrastructure," Politico, 1/11/17)

Senator John Thune (R-SD) "If you were to imagine an ideal candidate to tackle these challenges to the nation's transportation infrastructure, it would be hard to come up with a more qualified nominee than the one before us." (Sean Higgins, "Transportation Pick Chao Sails Through Senate Hearing," Washington Examiner, 1/11/17)

Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) "Today, Elaine Chao once again demonstrated the impressive knowledge and wide-ranging federal government experience that she will bring to the position of Transportation Secretary. As the chairman of the Surface Transportation subcommittee, I believe I can partner with Elaine on bold solutions to strengthen our infrastructure for the benefit of families in Nebraska and across this nation. I strongly support her nomination to lead the Department of Transportation, and I look forward to working with her once she is confirmed." (Press Release, Office of Senator Deb Fischer, 1/11/17)

Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) "In the years that I've been here, and that's thirty years now, I've never seen anyone ... that people loved more than you." (Senator James Inhofe, Hearing, Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, 1/11/17)

Michael Sacco, President, Seafarers International Union of North America "I truly cannot think of anyone who is better-qualified to serve as our great nation's next Secretary of Transportation." (Michael Sacco, Letter to the Senate, 1/11/17)

David A. Raymond, President & CEO of the American Council of Engineering Companies "On behalf of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) the oldest and largest trade association of the nation's engineering industry we heartily endorse the nomination of Elaine Chao to be the nation's next Secretary of Transportation...she possesses the highest caliber of professionalism, integrity, and public-mindedness. She has superb understanding and skills to address the nation's transportation challenges and assist President Trump in rebuilding America's infrastructure. (David Raymond, Letter to the Senate, 1/11/17)

David French, Senior Vice President, Government Relations, National Retail Federation "On behalf of the National Retail Federation (NRF), we are writing to express our strong support for the nomination of Elaine Chao as the next Secretary of the Department of Transportation. Mrs. Chao has an incredible history, knowledge and experience within the transportation industry and we think she is perfectly suited to be the next Secretary...Mrs. Chao has the background and experience to address some of the key supply chain issues facing our nation and our global competitiveness..." (David French, Letter to the Senate, 1/11/17)

Diane Woodend Jones, Chair, Women's Transportation Seminar "Ms. Chao's professional history makes her highly qualified to lead this organization and create a vision for a sustainable, innovative and efficient national transportation system. Her previous experience as Secretary of Labor and as Deputy Secretary of Transportation allows Ms. Chao a unique perspective of all of the elements required to lead an agency that is so important in improving our infrastructure and driving our nation's economy." (Diane Jones, Letter to the Senate, 1/11/17)

Paul Brubaker, President & CEO, The Alliance for Transportation Innovation "...We believe her record of strong leadership and her familiarity with transportation issues will serve the American people well. Furthermore, we are encouraged by her experience gathered from working in several federal agencies over her career, which we think will especially help the incoming Administration tackle the very important issue of self-driving vehicles and coordinate the best approach among numerous jurisdictions for enabling these life-changing technologies as soon as possible...Our members consider Ms. Chao an ally in the drive to change the lives of the enabled and disabled, restore freedom of mobility to senior citizens, and save countless lives of people from coast to coast..." (Paul Brubaker, Letter to the Senate, 1/11/17)



Citation: Donald J. Trump: "Press Release - What They Are Saying: Senators and Industry Leaders Praise Elaine Chao for U.S. Secretary of Transportation," January 11, 2017. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=121434.
Home         
© 1999-2017 - Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley - The American Presidency Project ™
Locations of visitors to this page