DOT Secretary Chao, 'Deeply Troubled' By Trump Protest, Resigns

DOT secretary Elaine Chao
DOT secretary Elaine Chao
Credit: Bill Carey
The U.S. political crisis spilled into the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) Jan. 7 when DOT secretary Elaine Chao became the first cabinet official to resign in response to the Jan. 6 mob invasion of the Capitol building by President Donald Trump supporters. Chao has served as DOT secretary...
Karen Walker

Karen Walker is Air Transport World Editor-in-Chief and Aviation Week Network Group Air Transport Editor-in-Chief. She joined ATW in 2011 and oversees the editorial content and direction of ATW, Routes and Aviation Week Group air transport content.

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