Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will resign following Wednesdays riot in the U.S. Capitol, according to several reports.
The Associated Press said DeVos called President Donald Trumps recent rhetoric fanning the flames of his supporters an inflection point when announcing her decision.
DeVos is the latest member of Trumps Cabinet to announce their resignation. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), said she will resign next week following the insurrection.
Yesterday, our country experienced a traumatic and entirely avoidable event as supporters of the President stormed the Capitol building following a rally he addressed, Chao said in a statement addressed to her colleagues. As Im sure is the case with many of you, it has deeply troubled me in a way that I simply cannot set aside.
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