• Nikki Haley lavishes praise on Jared Kushner on her way out, calling him 'a hidden genius that no one understands'

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, lavished praise on President Donald Trump's family while announcing her departure from the administration.
    Haley called Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, one of his senior advisers, "a hidden genius that no one understands."
    She pointed to his work on the reconfigured NAFTA deal and the ongoing development of a Middle East peace plan.
    Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, lavished praise on President Donald Trump's family during a Tuesday appearance announcing her departure from the administration, calling particular...
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  • 'I'm not running in 2020': Nikki Haley shoots down speculation of a presidential run as she resigns as US ambassador to the UN

    'I'm not running in 2020': Nikki Haley shoots down speculation of a presidential run as she resigns as US ambassador to the UN

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, shot down speculations of a possible presidential run while announcing her resignation on Tuesday.
    "For all of you who are going to ask about 2020, no, I am not running for 2020. What I can say is I will be campaigning for this one," Haley said while pointing to President Donald Trump.
    Haley, a rising star in the Republican Party, first made national headlines in 2015 as South Carolina's governor with her decision to take down the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse.
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  • Nikki Haley's resignation comes one day after an ethics watchdog requested an investigation into her acceptance of free flights on private jets

    Nikki Haley's resignation comes one day after an ethics watchdog requested an investigation into her acceptance of free flights on private jets

    10 days ago - By Chron

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    United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley's abrupt resignation on Tuesday came one day after an ethics group requested the State Department's inspector general investigate her acceptance of seven free flights aboard private jets.
    Haley, the former governor of South Carolina, listed the flights on her 2017 financial disclosure and asserted that each qualified for an exception based on her relationships with the trio of businessmen who provided them.
    But the group suggested that Haley did not provide enough information to assert that exception.
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  • Nikki Haley's resignation comes one day after an ethics watchdog requested an investigation into her acceptance of free flights on private jets

    Nikki Haley's resignation comes one day after an ethics watchdog requested an investigation into her acceptance of free flights on private jets

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley's abrupt Tuesday resignation came one day after an ethics group requested a State Department inspector general investigation into her acceptance of seven free flights aboard private jets.
    Haley, the former governor of South Carolina, listed the flights on her 2017 financial disclosure and asserted that each qualified for an exception based on her personal relationship with the trio of businessmen who provided the flights.
    But the group suggested Haley did not provide enough information to assert that exception.
    United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley's...
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  • Nikki Haley Leaving Job as UN Ambassador at Year's End, Trump Says

    10 days ago - By Fortune

    Nikki Haley will leave her job as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations at the end of the year, President Donald Trump said at the White House on Tuesday.
    Trump said Haley told him six months ago she wanted a break after spending two years in the post. "She's done a fantastic job and we've done a fantastic job together," Trump said.
    Haley is a former governor of South Carolina who has repeatedly deflected speculation that she might harbor presidential aspirations of her own. "It has been the honor of a lifetime," she said in the Oval Office, thanking Trump.
    "No, I am not running in 2020...
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  • China brings investment to Africa while US brings war - RT's Keiser Report

    10 days ago - By RT

    African nations are lining up to receive investment from China, says Ghana's President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. He told the United Nations that Beijing brings badly needed infrastructure and jobs to Africa, not colonialism.
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  • Nikki Haley Said to Resign as United Nations Ambassador

    10 days ago - By Fortune

    Nikki Haley has resigned as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations , according to two people familiar with the matter, and will appear with President Donald Trump at the White House for an undisclosed announcement.
    Haley, a former Republican governor of South Carolina, was at the White House Tuesday morning. She told reporters good morning but otherwise wouldn't comment.
    "President Trump and Ambassador Nikki Haley will meet in the Oval Office at 10:30 a.m. this morning," White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. The meeting will be open to the press, she said.
    Trump said he...
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  • Nikki Haley Said to Resign as United Nations Ambassador

    10 days ago - By Fortune

    Nikki Haley has resigned as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, according to two people familiar with the matter, and will appear with President Donald Trump at the White House for an undisclosed announcement.
    Haley, a former Republican governor of South Carolina, was at the White House Tuesday morning. She told reporters good morning but otherwise wouldn't comment.
    "President Trump and Ambassador Nikki Haley will meet in the Oval Office at 10:30 a.m. this morning," White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. The meeting will be open to the press, she said.
    Trump said he...
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  • Nikki Haley reportedly resigns as US ambassador to the UN

    Nikki Haley reportedly resigns as US ambassador to the UN

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Nikki Haley on Tuesday abruptly resigned as US ambassador to the United Nations, Axios reports.
    It's not clear why she resigned but she reportedly discussed her departure with the president last week.
    Nikki Haley on Tuesday abruptly resigned as US ambassador to the United Nations, Axios reports .
    The reasons for her departure are unclear and this was not expected. Haley reportedly had a discussion about her resignation with President Donald Trump during a visit to the White House last week.
    The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Business Insider.
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