Trump transportation chief to join Biden for jobs event

Trump transportation chief to join Biden for jobs event
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Transportation Secretary Elaine ChaoElaine Lan ChaoTom Price's resignation shows importance of strong Cabinet Transportation Dept. grants Puerto Rico M for road, bridge repair Treasury probing K Mnuchin flight from New York to DC MORE is set to join former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenReport: Biden to write foreword for memoir by transgender activist Biden to Alabama: No more extremist senators Kasich, Biden to hold discussion on bipartisanship MORE for a panel discussion at the University of Delaware later this month. 

Biden is hosting a roundtable discussion through his namesake Biden Institute at the university on Sept. 19 that will focus on job creation in the modern U.S. economy, and Chao is among the panel's guests.

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Joining them are Mary Kay Henry, the president of Service Employees International Union; MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren; former Commerce Secretary Penny PritzkerPenny Sue PritzkerTrump transportation chief to join Biden for jobs event DeVos should ‘persist’ despite liberal opposition Indiana teachers hold sit-in to demand Young recuse himself from DeVos vote MORE; and Byron Auguste, the founder and president of Opportunity@Work and a former economic adviser to President Obama.

Biden has stayed busy since leaving the vice presidency in January. In addition to leading the University of Delaware's Biden Institute, he's running his own charitable organization, the Biden Foundation.

Speculation has swirled in recent months over whether Biden will mount a run for the White House in 2020.