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previously served as labor secretary for george w. bush and xoipt transportation secretary in the george h.w. bush administration. she testified at her senate confirmation hearing today. her husband, is not majority leader mitch mcconnell, also testified at this three-hour hearing. >>> well, good morning, everyone. i want to welcome everyone to this commerce committee's first hearing of the 11 anth congress. especially our new members. hassan and cortez masto. in addition to growing in size our committee has the proud distinction of being the senate committee with the most members ever at eight. >> i also want to thank all of our returning members especially ranking member nelson for their hard work last congress. we were able to indicate over 60 measures in the 114th congress. i'm confident we'll be equally successful. today we'll consider the nomination of secretary elaine chao to be the 1th secretary of transportation. the agency that secretary chao has been nominated to lead plays a vital role in facilitating on promoting the safe efficient movement of goods and people through
under three presidential administrations. most noticeably under george w. bush. successes are not only a zestme testament. having immigranted from taiwan with no background in the english language she would copy all of the words of her teachers so her parents could go over them daily to improve her english skills. her father worked three jobs to support their six children. they always expressed optimism for the future. the family was truly grateful to be in america. they seized the opportunity this nation had to offer. secretary chao's for hard work set the foundation for success which includes a degree from harvard business school and institutions around the world. education is never the end. it is just the beginning. secretary chao in public and private sectors includes her previous stint i have no doubt she will do an excellent job and her integrity will lead her to great heights as secretary of transportation. i look forward to address our infrastructure issues facing our country. i urge the committees favorable consideration of my friend, elaine chao. >> we will ask elaine ch
as the longest serving secretary of labor under president george w. bush. as aim grant to this country, her successes are not only a testament to the american dream but the unbridled spirit of kentucky also. have having emigrated from taiwan at the age of with no background in the english language, she would copy all the words of her teachers on the black board so her parents could go over them daily when she arrived at home to improve her english skills. her father worked three jobs to support six children but they always expressed optimism for the future. the family was truly grateful to be in america. and despite the challenges, they seized the opportunity that this nation had to offer. secretary chao's parents' belief in education, service and hard work set the foundation for her success. which includes a degree from harvard business school and 36 honorary doctorate degrees from institutions around the world. but for the chao family, education is never the end. it is just the beginning. secretary chao's extensive background in both public and private sectors includes not on
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