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Mon Oct 1, 2018, 02:45 PM

Trump Cabinet secretary logged 290 hours of mysterious 'private' time

By Eric Boehlert - October 1, 2018

Elaine Chao has taken the equivalent of weeks of vacation in 'private' meetings.

Trump’s Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has already put in nearly 300 hours of “private” time while serving as a Cabinet member.

The highly unusual practice raises all sorts of questions about how Chao is spending her time as a taxpayer-paid public official.

“In total, Chao clocked more than 290 hours of appointments labeled private — the equivalent of about seven weeks’ vacation — during her first 14 months in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, based on a review of documents provided under the Freedom of Information Act,” Politico reports.

There’s a suspicion that Chao just isn’t work that hard, as she constantly fills up her Friday afternoon schedules with “private time” meetings. Either that or Chao and her office are purposefully trying to hide from the public what she’s doing as secretary of transportation.


Maybe her and her husband are having private meetings with the Russian to fund other private meetings.............maybe they took trips over to the International Republican Institute over in Russia, after all some people on the staff, thought being an agent for the Russians was just fine and dandy.......just like what Reagan would have wanted ............

I really do dislike this union busting witch...................POS, just like her husband, another POS ................

November 2018 cannot get here fast enough...............vote, even if her asshole husband isn't on the ballot.............


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Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:16 PM

1. Doesn't this fall under the Republican holy trinity of waste, fraud, and abuse?

Republicans are awfully attentive to any public employee wasting time on the job. But here's a cabinet secretary writing herself a nice little vacation schedule and from the Deficit Hawks in Congress? Nary a peep. This story might - might, but unlikely - break into the popular media, but for no longer than a day.

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Mon Oct 1, 2018, 03:36 PM

2. Don't forget the cocaine container ship

She may be directing her drug shipments and that takes time when you're working with millions of pounds of sh*t.

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