Secretary Elaine Chao on the Fears of Asian Americans

June 14, 2023Amanpour & Company

Elaine Chao previously worked in Trump’s cabinet but resigned after the Jan. 6 insurrection, saying it left her “deeply troubled…in a way I simply cannot set aside.” Chao was transportation secretary under the former president, whom she called out for anti-Asian rhetoric when he used a derisive name and suggested she had ties to the Chinese government. She discusses with Walter Isaacson.
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