House Probing Elaine Chao On Questions Of Conflict With Family Business | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC


AND HE’S NEVER BEEN A GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE, IT SHOULD BE FIREWORKS EMPLOYEE, IT SHOULD BE FIREWORKS AT THE LEAST. AT THE LEAST. AND YOU KNOW, IF THE SCANDALTURE AND YOU KNOW, IF THE SCANDALTURE CHURWHEEL NEVER STOPS SPINNING CHURWHEEL NEVER STOPS SPINNING THESE DAYS, HARD TO KEEP UP WITH THESE DAYS, HARD TO KEEP UP WITH WHAT’S THE SCANDAL NOW, I HAVE WHAT’S THE SCANDAL NOW, I HAVE TO TELL YOU BECAUSE IT TURNS OUT TO TELL YOU BECAUSE IT TURNS OUT THE CHORE WHEEL OF SCANDAL IN THE CHORE WHEEL OF SCANDAL IN THIS ADMINISTRATION IS A THIS ADMINISTRATION IS A FLYWHEEL, LIKE, IT’S WEIGHTED FLYWHEEL, LIKE, IT’S WEIGHTED AND IT NEVER STOPS. AND IT NEVER STOPS. I MEAN, THEY WILL SPIN OUT NEW I MEAN, THEY WILL SPIN OUT NEW SCANDALS EVERY SINGLE DAY THEY SCANDALS EVERY SINGLE DAY THEY ARE IN OFFICE. ARE IN OFFICE. SO EVEN WITH ALL OF THAT ALREADY SO EVEN WITH ALL OF THAT ALREADY HAPPENING, NATURALLY TODAY, HAPPENING, NATURALLY TODAY, THERE’S WORD OF YET ANOTHER THERE’S WORD OF YET ANOTHER INVESTIGATION INTO YET ANOTHER INVESTIGATION INTO YET ANOTHER TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SCANDAL. TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SCANDAL. “THE NEW YORK TIMES” FIRST TO “THE NEW YORK TIMES” FIRST TO REPORT TODAY THAT THE HOUSE REPORT TODAY THAT THE HOUSE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE HAS TOLD THE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE HAS TOLD THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S SECRETARY TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION, ELAINE CHOWAO OF TRANSPORTATION, ELAINE CHOWAO SHE NEEDS TO HAND OVER DOCUMENTS SHE NEEDS TO HAND OVER DOCUMENTS RELATED TO HER FAMILY’S SHIPPING RELATED TO HER FAMILY’S SHIPPING COMPANY. COMPANY. ELAINE CHAO IS THE ELAINE CHAO IS THE TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY FOR THE TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY FOR THE U.S. GOVERNMENT, BUT SEE THE U.S. GOVERNMENT, BUT SEE THE VISUAL HERE, THAT’S HER, THAT’S VISUAL HERE, THAT’S HER, THAT’S HER DAD. HER DAD. SEE WHAT THEY’RE SITTING IN SEE WHAT THEY’RE SITTING IN FRONT OF? FRONT OF? SHE HAS MADE A HABIT OF DOING SHE HAS MADE A HABIT OF DOING EVENTS WITH HER FATHER WHO RUNS EVENTS WITH HER FATHER WHO RUNS HER FAMILY’S SHIPPING COMPANY. HER FAMILY’S SHIPPING COMPANY. SHE’S MADE A HABIT OF HER DOING SHE’S MADE A HABIT OF HER DOING EVENTS AS SECRETARY OF EVENTS AS SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION SITTING NEXT TO TRANSPORTATION SITTING NEXT TO HER FATHER WHILE THE TWO OF THEM HER FATHER WHILE THE TWO OF THEM SIT IN FRONT OF, LIKE, THE FLAGS SIT IN FRONT OF, LIKE, THE FLAGS AND THE SEALS OF THE U.S. AND THE SEALS OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. MAKING IT SEEM LIKE MAYBE HE MAKING IT SEEM LIKE MAYBE HE WORKS THERE, TOO. WORKS THERE, TOO. OR HE’S OFFICIALLY SPONSORED BY OR HE’S OFFICIALLY SPONSORED BY THEM SOMEHOW? THEM SOMEHOW? SHE HAS ALSO BROUGHT HER FATHER SHE HAS ALSO BROUGHT HER FATHER ONTO AIR FORCE ONE. ONTO AIR FORCE ONE. SHE HAS TALKED IN INTERVIEWS SHE HAS TALKED IN INTERVIEWS ABOUT HER FATHER AND PRESIDENT ABOUT HER FATHER AND PRESIDENT TRUMP HAVING SUCH A GOOD TRUMP HAVING SUCH A GOOD RELATIONSHIP, WHICH IS NICE, YOU RELATIONSHIP, WHICH IS NICE, YOU KNOW, AH, IT’S HER DAD, BUT IT’S KNOW, AH, IT’S HER DAD, BUT IT’S ALSO BEEN AWESOME AND VERY ALSO BEEN AWESOME AND VERY HIGHLY CAPITALIZED ON BY THE HIGHLY CAPITALIZED ON BY THE FAMILY BUSINESS THAT HER DAD FAMILY BUSINESS THAT HER DAD RUNS. RUNS. AS THEY HAVE BEEN TRYING TO AS THEY HAVE BEEN TRYING TO PROJECT THEIR INTERNATIONAL PROJECT THEIR INTERNATIONAL REACH, THEIR APPARENT REACH, THEIR APPARENT ENDORSEMENT BY THE U.S. ENDORSEMENT BY THE U.S. GOVERNMENT, THEY’VE BEEN TURNING GOVERNMENT, THEY’VE BEEN TURNING THAT INTO THEIR OWN BUSINESS THAT INTO THEIR OWN BUSINESS INTERESTS. INTERESTS. ELAINE CHAO AT ONE POINT ELAINE CHAO AT ONE POINT REPORTEDLY TRIED TO ARRANGE FOR REPORTEDLY TRIED TO ARRANGE FOR HER FAMILY MEMBERS TO MEET WITH HER FAMILY MEMBERS TO MEET WITH CHINESE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ON CHINESE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ON HER OWN PLANNED OFFICIAL U.S. HER OWN PLANNED OFFICIAL U.S. TRIP TO CHINA AS TRANSPORTATION TRIP TO CHINA AS TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY. SECRETARY. IT WAS ONLY WHEN THE STATE IT WAS ONLY WHEN THE STATE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL IN CHINA DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL IN CHINA WHO WERE ASKED TO SET UP THESE WHO WERE ASKED TO SET UP THESE MEETINGS FOR ELAINE CHAO’S MEETINGS FOR ELAINE CHAO’S FAMILY, IT’S ONLY WHEN THEY FAMILY, IT’S ONLY WHEN THEY SQUAWKED IN PROTEST THAT SHE SQUAWKED IN PROTEST THAT SHE BACKED OFF THE REQUEST THAT HER BACKED OFF THE REQUEST THAT HER FAMILY MEMBERS SHOULD BE IN ON FAMILY MEMBERS SHOULD BE IN ON THOSE MEETINGS AND THE TRIP, THOSE MEETINGS AND THE TRIP, ITSELF, WAS ULTIMATELY CANCELED. ITSELF, WAS ULTIMATELY CANCELED. IT’S ALSO WORTH NOTING THAT AS IT’S ALSO WORTH NOTING THAT AS ELAINE CHAO HAS USED HER PUBLIC ELAINE CHAO HAS USED HER PUBLIC POSITION TO BOOST HER FAMILY’S POSITION TO BOOST HER FAMILY’S BUSINESS OVER THE PAST FEW BUSINESS OVER THE PAST FEW YEARS, HER FAMILY HAS ALSO YEARS, HER FAMILY HAS ALSO REPORTEDLY GIVEN MILLIONS OF REPORTEDLY GIVEN MILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO HER AND HER HUSBAND. DOLLARS TO HER AND HER HUSBAND. THE REPUBLICAN LEADER OF THE THE REPUBLICAN LEADER OF THE U.S. SENATE, MITCH McCONNELL. U.S. SENATE, MITCH McCONNELL. WHICH MEANS THAT IF SHE HAS BEEN WHICH MEANS THAT IF SHE HAS BEEN USING HER PUBLIC POSITION TO USING HER PUBLIC POSITION TO BOOST THE FORTUNES OF HER FAMILY BOOST THE FORTUNES OF HER FAMILY BUSINESS, WELL, HER FAMILY’S BUSINESS, WELL, HER FAMILY’S FORTUNE HAS BEEN IN AN IMMEDIATE FORTUNE HAS BEEN IN AN IMMEDIATE SENSE TURNED RIGHT AROUND AND SENSE TURNED RIGHT AROUND AND PARSE LD OUT TO HER AND HER PARSE LD OUT TO HER AND HER HUSBAND WHILE SHE HAS BEEN DOING HUSBAND WHILE SHE HAS BEEN DOING THAT. THAT. ELIJAH CUMMINGS AND THE ELIJAH CUMMINGS AND THE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ARE NOW OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ARE NOW DEMANDING DOCUMENTS AND DEMANDING DOCUMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT AND FROM ELAINE CHAO AND BECAUSE SHE FROM ELAINE CHAO AND BECAUSE SHE IS A MEMBER OF THE TRUMP IS A MEMBER OF THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION, PRESUMABLY, THE ADMINISTRATION, PRESUMABLY, THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT AND ELAINE CHAO REFUSE ENTIRELY TO

11 Replies to “House Probing Elaine Chao On Questions Of Conflict With Family Business | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

  1. Don't ever give up investigating everyone in Washington DC politics. Keep in keeping on. Buckets of corruption in DC. And they're all in it together. That's the key.

  2. Elaine doesn't understand conflict of interest because her family in China says so. She should have her US citizenship revoked.

  3. Well, who would have thought that the wife of Senator Mitch McConnell could be somewhat corrupt?? I mean he's such a paragon of honesty and plain old human decency……..
    No, wait. Thinking of the wrong McConnell. Makes total sense

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