Trump’s transportation secretary used her profile to help her family’s business interests in China, NYT reports

I wonder if Trump got a cut, not just of this, but other administration members’ rackets.

According to an NYT investigation, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has “repeatedly used her connections and celebrity status in China to boost the profile” of her family’s shipping company. This has resulted in the company seeking benefits from the expansive industrial policies in Beijing.

From a Space Station in Argentina, China Expands Its Reach in Latin America – The New York Times

Our correspondent went to the deserts of Patagonia to examine how China secured its new base, a symbol of its growing clout in the region.