Kamala Harris, the US vice-president elected on Monday, formally resigned from Senate membership. With this, he finished his four-year term in the upper house of the US Congress.
Harris's resignation comes two days before he was sworn in as Vice President with President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday. Harris will make history on Wednesday with the swearing-in of the Vice President. She will be the first woman to reach this position in the US, the woman black woman, and the first woman of South Asian descent.
CNN reported quoting Harris's aide that the Democrat leader submitted his resignation to California Governor Gavin Newsom. Harris won the Senate election in November 2016 and was sworn into membership of the Upper House in January.