Tag Archives: Nikki Haley

Ivanka Trump Shoots Down UN Ambassador Chatter

Business Insider reports: When Nikki Haley announced her impending resignation as US ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday, people immediately began speculating online that President Donald Trump may nominate his own daughter, Ivanka, to fill the position. Ivanka quickly shot down the prospect on Tuesday evening, tweeting, “It is an honor to serve in the White House alongside so …

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Rumor Mill Floats Ivanka (Or Jared) As UN Ambassador

Mediaite reports: In their joint announcement today, neither President Donald Trump nor former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley gave anything away about who will be replacing her at the U.N. … or did they? A lot of people think they may have done just that, and the names floating around are Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. Haley effusively praised them, especially …

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BREAKING: Nikki Haley Resigns As UN Ambassador

Axios reports: President Trump has accepted Nikki Haley’s resignation as UN Ambassador, according to two sources briefed on their conversation. The timing of her departure is still unclear. What we’re hearing: Haley discussed her resignation with Trump last week when she visited him at the White House, these sources said. Her news shocked a number of senior foreign policy officials …

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Ambassador Nikki Haley: The United Nations Laughed At Trump Because They Respect His Honesty [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday claimed President Donald Trump’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly a day earlier drew laughs because world leaders “loved his honesty” and “respect” him. Trump’s boastful comment describing his administration as one of the most accomplished in U.S. history sparked laughter not because attendees of …

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Rudy Giuliani: The US Is “Going To Overthrow” Iran

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Saturday said that U.S. sanctions on Iran are leading to economic pain that could lead to a “successful revolution,” contrasting with administration comments that government change in Tehran is not U.S. policy. “I don’t know when we’re going to overthrow them,” said Giuliani, who spoke in his own capacity though …

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Nikki Haley To Anonymous Op-Ed Writer: There’s No Shame In Resigning If You Oppose Trump So Much

Nikki Haley writes for the Washington Post: I, too, am a senior Trump administration official. I proudly serve in this administration, and I enthusiastically support most of its decisions and the direction it is taking the country. But I don’t agree with the president on everything. When there is disagreement, there is a right way and a wrong way to …

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US Ambassador Nikki Haley Tells Conference Of Right Wing High Schoolers: Stop Trying To “Own The Libs”

The Hill reports: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley kicked off a conservative conference of high school students on Monday by urging attendees to avoid inflammatory language in favor of demonstrating real leadership. “Raise your hand if you’ve ever posted anything online to quote-unquote ‘own the libs,’ ” Haley asked at the High School Leadership Summit at George …

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Haley Blames “Dysfunctional” Human Rights Groups For USA’s Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council

Politico reports: United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley on Wednesday blamed human rights groups for the Trump administration’s decision a day earlier to withdraw from the U.N. Human Rights Council, saying the non-governmental organizations aligned themselves more with Russia and China than the United States. Haley slammed the rights council as “dysfunctional” in a letter dated Wednesday. The U.S. has accused …

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US Formally Withdraws From “Hypocritical And Self-Serving” United Nations Human Rights Council [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: The US has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the US UN envoy Nikki Haley made the announcement at a joint news conference in Washington. Ms Haley last year accused the council of “chronic anti-Israel bias” and said the US was reviewing its membership. Formed in 2006, the …

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REPORT: US To Pull Out Of UN Human Rights Council

Reuters reports: Talks with the United States over how to reform the main U.N. rights body have failed to meet Washington’s demands, activists and diplomats say, suggesting that the Trump administration will quit the Geneva forum whose session opens on Monday. A U.S. source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters the withdrawal appeared to be “imminent” but had no …

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UNITED NATIONS: Nikki Haley Cites The Bible, Praises Israel For Showing “Restraint” Against Protesters

Reuters reports: US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley praised Israel on Tuesday for showing restraint as Palestinian militant group Hamas “has been inciting violence for years, long before the United States decided to move our embassy” to Jerusalem. Addressing a UN Security Council meeting on recent deadly violence in Gaza, Haley said: “No country in this chamber would …

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Nikki Haley Tells UN: When Trump Draws A Red Line, He Enforces It, The US Is Locked And Loaded [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: The United States is “locked and loaded” to strike again if Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad’s government again uses chemical weapons, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the Security Council on Saturday. “We are confident that we have crippled Syria’s chemical weapons program. We are prepared to sustain this pressure, if the Syrian regime is foolish …

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UN Ambassador Nikki Haley: The Russian Regime Has The Blood Of Syrian Children On Its Hands [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: The US and Russia have traded barbs at a UN Security Council meeting on the alleged chemical attack in Syria. Russian envoy Vassily Nebenzia said the incident in Douma was staged and that US military action in response could have “grave repercussions”. US Ambassador Nikki Haley said Russia had the “blood of Syrian children” on its hands. …

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Haley Blasts “Disgusting” Rumor Of Affair With Trump

Newsweek reports: UN Ambassador Nikki Haley has angrily shot down rumors she was having an affair with President Donald Trump, calling the speculation “disgusting” and “highly offensive.” Haley’s comments to Politico’s Women Rule podcast on Thursday come after Michael Wolff, author of an explosive tell-all book about Trump’s first year in office, hinted at the affair last week on HBO’s …

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US Announces “Significant Reduction” In UN Budget After Vote To Condemn Trump On Jerusalem Move

Via press release from Nikki Haley: Today, the United Nations agreed on a budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. ‎Among a host of other successes, the United States negotiated a reduction of over $285 million off the 2016-2017 final budget. In addition to these significant cost savings, we reduced the UN’s bloated management and support functions, bolstered support for key …

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Nikki Haley Sends “Friendship” Invites To Nations That Didn’t Vote To Denounce US On Jerusalem Move

The Hill reports: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley issued thanks to the countries that did not vote for a U.N. resolution condemning the U.S.’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Haley on Thursday sent invitations to a January reception to the eight countries that voted no on the resolution, as well as the 35 …

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Despite US Threats, United Nations Overwhelmingly Condemns Trump’s Jerusalem Move In 128-9 Vote

The New York Times reports: The overwhelming majority of the world’s nations delivered a stinging rebuke to the United States on Thursday, denouncing its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and ignoring President Trump’s bombastic threats of revenge. In what amounted to a collective act of defiance toward Washington, ambassadors of the 193-member General Assembly voted 128 to 9, …

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Nikki Haley Threatens To End UN Funding If They Vote To Denounce Trump’s Jerusalem Move [VIDEO]

CNN reports: US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley issued a direct threat to the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, saying that the US will think twice about funding the world body if it votes against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. “The United States will remember this day in which it was …

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White House Waffles On USA Attending 2018 Olympics

The Hill reports: The White House on Thursday left open the possibility that U.S. athletes won’t participate in 2018 Olympics in South Korea. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders during the daily media briefing said “no official decision has been made” on whether the U.S. will send its athletes to the games in February, which will take place in Pyeongchang, …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will answer take questions from reporters in a press briefing Friday afternoon. National security adviser H.R. McMaster and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will also answer questions at the briefing. The briefing comes just hours after North Korea fired another ballistic missile over Japan on Friday, further …

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