“Nikki Haley, a rising Republican star, said on Tuesday she was stepping down as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, but knocked down speculation that she might challenge President Donald Trump at the next election.”
Many on both the left and the right are surprised and saddened, offering praise for Haley:
Many on both sides also think Haley’s return to politics is inevitable, given her political savvy and broad appeal:
Other opinions below.
“Nikki Haley’s concern for human rights only went so far... while her predecessors merely threatened international organizations when they appeared to act against U.S. interests, Haley not only acted but made clear that U.S. foreign aid was conditional on countries supporting the United States at the United Nations."
“Whatever her future plans, Haley represents a textbook case of how Republican leaders quickly shifted from open hostility to Trump to embracing and implementing his agenda."
“Haley didn’t just fight for Trump policies. She brought moral clarity to a United Nations that remains a cesspool of moral equivalence and globalist elitism. Most notably, she pulled the United States out of the Orwellian-named U.N. Human Rights Council, which coddles dictators and fights U.S. allies like Israel."
“Her tough stance for America, in the face of an oft-concerted, ugly anti-American U.N. force, will be sorely missed... Kudos to her for bringing the ‘America First’ message in such an in-your-face manner to the global body."
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