THUD Appropriations Chairman Diaz-Balart Reacts to Elaine Chao's Nomination as DOT Secretary
WASHINGTON – Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement after President-elect Donald Trump nominated former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to serve as Transportation Secretary in his administration.
"I commend President-elect Trump for selecting Elaine Chao to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Transportation. Elaine is a bright, capable woman, and her previous Cabinet experience will be helpful in this role. I look forward to working with her to improve our nation's infrastructure to best serve our country's needs."