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 ChaoTrump administration takes step to relax truck driver time regulations New guidance on travel with service animals is a step forward, but more can be done The Hill's Morning Report — Mueller testimony gives Trump a boost as Dems ponder next steps MORE is set to join former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenScaramucci attends charity event featuring Biden in the Hamptons Klobuchar knocks Trump: 'This negotiating by tweet hasn't been working' Rendell: Biden 'baked in' as Democratic nominee 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 PritzkerDNC hauls in .5 million in June Michelle Obama officiated Chicago wedding: report Election Countdown: Trump plans ambitious travel schedule for midterms | Republicans blast strategy for keeping House | Poll shows Menendez race tightening | Cook Report shifts Duncan Hunter's seat after indictment 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.