Politics & Government
5:58 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Anthony Foxx Resigns As Charlotte Mayor To Take Transportation Post

President Obama nominates Anthony Foxx (center) to be the nation's next transportation secretary.
Credit The White House

Anthony Foxx is scheduled to be sworn in as the nation's 17th Secretary of Transportation.  He stepped down from his old job as mayor of North Carolina's largest city on Monday. 

Foxx called a special meeting of the Charlotte City Council to say goodbye to the city he has led for the past four years.

"Thank you for what you've given me," Foxx said.

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