The following article is indicative of The Swamp! The wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been implicated in a scheme to use her position as former Transportation Secretary to help her Chinese relatives in their shipping business. McConnell pushed for Trump to be removed from power illegally.
During her tenure as transportation secretary in the Trump administration, Elaine Chao utilized office staff to assist relatives who operate a shipping business with connections to China, a Department of Transportation inspector general report indicates, according to the New York Times.
While the watchdog referred the issue to the Department of Justice in December for a potential criminal investigation, two DOJ divisions during the waning weeks of the Trump administration declined, according to the outlet.
According to the Times, the report indicated that the DOJ informed the watchdog "there may be ethical and/or administrative issues to address but there is not predication to open a criminal investigation." The IG closed its probe but referred the matter to the Transportation Department general counsel "for any action it deems appropriate..."
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