Nomination Hearing - Elaine Chao

January 11, 2017

Nomination

U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a nomination hearing for The Honorable Elaine Chao, President-elect Donald Trump’s Secretary of the Department of Transportation designee, at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.
 
Sen. Thune released a statement upon the naming of Chao as Secretary of Transportation designee on November 29, 2016, and following their in-person meeting to discuss infrastructure and innovation on December 6, 2016.
 
Secretary Chao’s nomination questionnaire is available here.

Witness:
 
The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, to be Secretary of the Department of Transportation
 
Hearing Details:
 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
10:15 a.m.
Full committee nomination hearing
 
This hearing will take place in Senate Dirksen Office Building, G50. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.

NOTE: Location changed from SR-253 to SD-G50.

Webcast

Witness Panel 1

Minority Statement

  • Bill Nelson

Majority Statement

  • Chairman John Thune