U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced Thursday that she is resigning from her postion.
In a statement, she said she "cannot set aside" the violence during Wednesday's pro-Trump insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Her resignation takes effect Monday.
It has been the honor of a lifetime to serve the U.S. Department of Transportation. pic.twitter.com/rFxPsBoh6t
— Sec. Elaine Chao (@SecElaineChao) January 7, 2021