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Transportation Secretary resigns from Trump Cabinet, cites violence at Capitol

Elaine Chao

Her resignation takes effect Monday.

Posted: Jan 7, 2021 12:46 PM

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.

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