U.S. Transportation nominee Chao hits no roadblocks in confirmation hearing

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By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Donald Trump's choice to run the U.S. Transportation Department, Elaine Chao, defended the president-elect's $1 trillion infrastructure plan as a "bold vision" on Wednesday in an overwhelmingly friendly Senate confirmation hearing. While there is criticism of Chao, in particular on environmental issues, there is no significant opposition to her nomination and she is expected to be confirmed. She served ...

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