Blockbuster ⁩ investigation of Elaine Chao’s family business & its ties to China. Mitch McConnell is one of the richest members of the Senate thanks to his marriage to Chao.
This new detail comes following our piece last week that examined Chao and her interaction with Foremost Group, whose shipping business is centered around China. Here is a summary of the story with
Conflicts of interest are so normal in the Trump Administration they almost cease to be shocking. But this is shocking. via
I'm equal parts scandalized by this NYT scoop on Elaine Chao; troubled by the way racism gives the charges extract relevance; and distracted by the fact that the plural of Chao is Chaos.