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 ChaoMcConnell: I won't be intimidated by protesters Protesters confront McConnell leaving Kentucky restaurant The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by Better Medicare Alliance — Wild night of primaries reshapes 2018 midterms MORE is set to join former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenBiden to Trump: If you think revoking Brennan's clearance will silence him, 'you just don't know the man' The Hill's 12:30 Report Lewandowski says Bloomberg would be 'very competitive' against Trump in 2020 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 PritzkerFormer Obama officials launch advocacy group aimed at Trump's foreign policy Trump transportation chief to join Biden for jobs event DeVos should ‘persist’ despite liberal opposition 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.