Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is resigning, a person familiar with the situation and a senior administration official tell CNN.
She's the first Cabinet member to leave in wake of President Trump's response to a mob of his supporters breaching the Capitol.
Chao is linking her resignation to Trump's handling of the unrest on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, the administration official said. Chao — who is the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell — is expected to tweet more details about her resignation shortly.
Here's her full statement:
Dana Bash weighs in: