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 ChaoDecline in US travel spurs business push for visitors Overnight Regulation: Dems claim 50 votes in Senate to block net neutrality repeal | Consumer bureau takes first step to revising payday lending rule | Trump wants to loosen rules on bank loans | Pentagon, FDA to speed up military drug approvals Trump’s first year in office was the year of the woman MORE is set to join former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenDemocrats will need to explain if they shut government down over illegal immigration Trump thinks he could easily beat Sanders in 2020 match-up: report Biden marks MLK Day: Americans are 'living through a battle for the soul of this nation' 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.