US transport secretary leads exit from White House

Washington (AFP) – US Transport Secretary Elaine Chao said Thursday she is resigning over the storming of the Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters, the highest level White House resignation yet in the wake of the violence. Chao, who is married to Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, said it was “a traumatic and entirely avoidable event as supporters of the President stormed the Capitol building following a rally he addressed.” “It has deeply troubled me in a way I simply cannot set aside,” she added. Earlier Thursday, former chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said he was quit…

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