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Government, Breaking News

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Resigns

Elaine Chao Elaine Chao oversaw an active four years at DOT. Recently, the agency has been involved in ensuring the safe and rapid transport of the COVID-19 vaccine through regulatory measures. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced her resignation Jan. 7 on her Twitter account, one day after a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol Building.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 7, 2021
Government, Business

On Infrastructure, Trump Touts Regulatory Streamlining, Biden Eyes Clean Energy

Donald Trump and Joe Biden President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, with Chris Wallace moderating, at the first debate at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland on Sept. 29, 2020. (Kevin Dietsch/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden offer differing views for improving the nation's infrastructure.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 23, 2020
Government, Business

Trump Touts Aid for Airlines, Small Businesses

Donald Trump President Donald Trump in July. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press)

Economic aid for a federal loan program for small businesses and for the airline industry, including cargo carriers, garnered the support of President Donald Trump.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 6, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel

Biden Emphasizes Infrastructure Resilience, Electrification in Debate

Biden Trump (left) and Biden debate in Cleveland on Sept. 29. (Kevin Dietsch/UPI/Bloomberg News)

Under his administration the highways of tomorrow would consist of thousands of charging stations for fleets of electric vehicles, former Vice President Joe Biden insisted during his first debate with incumbent President Donald Trump.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 30, 2020
Government, Safety, Logistics

Trump Announces Shipping of Millions of Rapid Tests for States

President Trump speaks about coronavirus testing during an event in the Rose Garden. President Trump speaks about coronavirus testing during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House on Sept. 28 (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)

President Donald Trump announced plans to distribute millions of Abbott Laboratories’ 15-minute COVID-19 test in the coming weeks, a move aimed at expanding access and helping reopen schools that are seen as key to getting parents back to work.

September 28, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

Blue States Sue to Stop Trump’s Arctic Refuge Drilling Plan

Fifteen states are suing to block the Trump administration's decision to sell drilling rights in ANWR. Fifteen states are suing to block the Trump administration's decision to sell drilling rights in ANWR. (US Fish and Wildlife Service/Getty Images)

A group of 15 Democrat-led states sued to block the Trump administration’s decision to sell drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, alleging the plan fails to account for the danger to wildlife and climate-change impacts.

Malathi Nayak | Bloomberg News
September 9, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

House to Investigate DeJoy’s Possible Campaign Law Violations

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy will be investigated by the House Oversight Committee. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, speaking here during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Aug. 24, will be the subject of a House investigation into possible campaign law violations. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via AP)

House Democrats said Sept. 8 they will investigate whether Postmaster General Louis DeJoy encouraged employees at his former business to contribute to Republican candidates and then reimbursed them in the guise of bonuses, a violation of campaign finance laws.

September 8, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Open to Inquiry Into DeJoy and Campaign Contributions

President Trump has said he's open to an investigation into USPS Chief Louis DeJoy. President Trump speaks during a news conference outside the White House on Sept. 7. Trump said he was open to an investigation into Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's campaign contributions. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press)

President Donald Trump says he’s open to an investigation of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy following published reports that former employees of DeJoy, a major donor to Trump and other Republicans, said they felt pressured to make campaign contributions to GOP candidates.

Darlene Superville | Associated Press
September 8, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

GM CEO Mary Barra to Meet With Ivanka Trump at Job Training Site

GM CEO Mary Barra will host Ivanka Trump at the company's training center north of Michigan on Sept. 2. GM CEO Mary Barra will host Ivanka Trump at the company's training center north of Michigan on Sept. 2. (Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg News)

General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra will meet Sept. 2 with President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, who is scheduled to tour the automaker’s training center north of Detroit.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
September 2, 2020
Government, Business, TCA

Ohio Trucker Touts Trump’s Handling of Lordstown in RNC Video

Truck driver Geno DiFabio and Vice President Mike Pence Youngstown, Ohio, truck driver Geno DiFabio (left) talks with Vice President Mike Pence in a prerecorded video that played during the Republican National Convention Aug. 25. (RNC via Global Broadcasting/YouTube)

CLEVELAND — Youngstown, Ohio, trucker Geno DiFabio received prime time billing at this week’s Republican National Convention, appearing in a video Aug. 25 with Vice President Mike Pence praising President Donald Trump’s handling of the Lordstown General Motors assembly plant closure.

Seth A. Richardson | cleveland.com
August 26, 2020

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