REPORT: Democrat calls for investigation into Elaine Chao after Mitch McConnell campaign boasts Kentucky ties
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Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio is calling for an investigation into Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao after reports alleged Kentucky favoritism.
Chao, who is married to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, faced backlash after a Politico report found that the secretary spent more time in the couple’s home state than any others when meeting with officials seeking DOT grants.
The article goes on to state the following:
When the report first broke, McConnell’s reelection campaign leaned into it, claiming the benefits to Kentucky make the senator “an asset.”
Mitch McConnell is a Kentucky Asset. https://t.co/TXLzmxoSoW
— Team Mitch (@Team_Mitch) October 7, 2019
— Team Mitch (@Team_Mitch) October 8, 2019
Rep. Peter DeFazio from the House Transportation Committee is calling for the Transportation Department’s inspector general to investigate whether Secretary Elaine Chao favored Kentucky constituents: https://t.co/DaNUMrD8pH
— American Oversight (@weareoversight) October 15, 2019
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) October 15, 2019
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