WASHINGTON (WKYT) - Confirmation hearings continue Wednesday for some of President-Elect Donald Trump's cabinet nominees. The nominees include Elaine Chao.
Chao is the wife of senate majority leader and Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell. President-elect Trump nominated her to be Transportation Secretary.
Chao served as Labor Secretary during the George W. Bush administration from 2001 to 2009. She was the first American woman of Asian descent to be appointed to a president's cabinet.