Elaine Chao

16 results

Demonstrators hold a banner calling for impeachment of US president Donald Trump during a protest outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on January 7th, 2021. Photograph: Kena Betancur/ AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump bowed to pressure and committed to an orderly transition of power last night, as calls grew in Washington for his removal fr(...)

 Supporters of US president Donald Trump enter the US Capitol on Wednesday. Photograph:  Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

Wednesday, January 6th 7am: Gates open at the “Save America” rally at the “ellipse” in front of the White House, stretching towards the Washington Mo(...)

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell: ‘Vandalism and the politics of fear have no place in our society. My wife and I have never been intimidated by this toxic playbook’.  Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/The New York Times

The Senate Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, decried what he called a “radical tantrum” on Saturday after his home in Kentucky was vandalised with m(...)

 The financier Michael Milken (centre) leasves federal court in New York on April 7, 1989. Photograph: The New York Times

Thirty years after his conviction for securities fraud, and 20 years after he began asking US presidents to pardon him, junk bond king Michael Milken (...)

  Republican Senate majority leader   Mitch McConnell  refused to label President Trump’s comments as racist. Photograph:  Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

The controversy over Donald Trump’s criticism of four non-white members of Congress continued on Tuesday as the US president defended his racially-cha(...)

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft parked at Southern California Logistics Airport. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Boeing on Wednesday took its most aggressive moves yet to defend its core 737 airliner franchise, saying it had developed software fixes to prevent fa(...)

US transportation secretary Elaine Chao  before the senate appropriations committee’s transportation subcommittee in Washington. Photograph: Sarah Silbiger/The New York Times

US transportation secretary Elaine Chao said on Wednesday it was “very questionable” why some safety features were not required on the Boeing 737 Max,(...)

A derailed Amtrak car can be seen up the tracks near a crossing after an early morning collision with a CSX freight train on Saturdayin Cayce, South Carolina. Photograph: Logan Cyrus/AFP/Getty Images

A locked track switch is being blamed for the collision of an Amtrak passenger train with a freight train that killed two people and injured more tha(...)

US president Donald  Trump (left) has again attacked Mitch McConnell (right), the Senate majority leader whom he blames for the Republican party’s failure to pass healthcare reform. Photograph:  Jim Watson and Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump has blamed the two most powerful Republican leaders in Congress for a looming crisis over the debt ceiling that must be raised this autum(...)

 Norwegian Air International: Irish-based airline has US Customs and Border Control approval to fly to Stewart Airport in New York State and Providence in Rhode Island. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The US government has delayed its response to a trade union challenge to its decision to grant Irish-based Norwegian Air International an airline perm(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »