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READ: Harris letter resigning from Senate ahead of inauguration

READ: Harris letter resigning from Senate ahead of inauguration
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Harris sent a brief letter to California Gov. Gavin NewsomGavin NewsomWhite House says Shalanda Young could serve as acting OMB director California to set aside 40 percent of vaccine doses for areas most at risk Here's who Biden is now considering for budget chief MORE (D) formally announcing her resignation. Read the letter, a copy of which was obtained by The Hill, below:

 

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January 18, 2021
Governor Gavin Newsom
1303 10th Street, Suite 1173
Sacramento, CA 95814

Dear Governor Newsom:

I hereby resign as Senator from the State of California, effective January 18th, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EST. As I assume my duties as Vice President of the United States, I would like to thank the people of California for the honor of serving them in the U.S. Senate over the past four years. 

Sincerely,

Kamala D. Harris
United States Senator