US Secretary of Transportation announces resignation

US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is leaving her post, the Washington Post’s Josh Dawsey reports, citing sources.

Transport Minister Elaine Chao is resigning, according to two officials. As the reason in the letter to colleagues in the Ministry of Transport calls yesterday’s events. Chao is married to Mitch McConnell,” Dawsey said on Twitter.

The minister herself later confirmed this information on Twitter.

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