A 'Family Favorite' Emerges As Possible Replacement For Nikki Haley, Report Says

A 'Family Favorite' Emerges As Possible Replacement For Nikki Haley, Report Says

Nikki Haley is out as United Nations ambassador, and maybe, possibly, Ivanka Trump is in. And CNN's was far from the only theory out there.

"I am such a lucky girl to lead the state that raised me and to serve a country that I love so very much", she says at a joint press conference with President Donald Trump. But the Post's John Hudson speculates Haley's opposition also could've driven her departure. We stood up for our ally Israel and began to roll back the UN's relentless bias against her.

Meanwhile, Haley told reporters she has no plans to run for office in 2020, rejecting speculation that popped up nearly instantly on social media. She said she would be supporting Trump.

It could be that Sen.

Haley's first book, released in 2012 when she was governor of SC, was part of her launch as a national figure within the Republican party, and led to talk that year she might join the GOP ticket with Mitt Romney.

A rookie to worldwide politics, the former SC governor was an unusual pick for to be United Nations envoy.

Trump praised Haley, saying she has done an "incredible job" and is "somebody who gets it".

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Haley made the surprise announcement this morning she would leave her post at year's end.

"We're all happy for you, in one way", Trump said.

"They love how honest he is", she told "Fox & Friends" in late September. "I think that it's just very important for government officials to understand when it's time to step aside".

Ms. Haley, the former governor of SC, will depart the envoy role after representing the United States on the Security Council since January of 2017. Now the United States is respected.

"We will miss you... you've done a fantastic job", Trump said in warm words that clearly showed there was no animus between them. As a private citizen, I look forward to supporting your re-election as President, and supporting the policies that will continue to move our great country toward even greater heights.

Because of these conversations and her experience, Powell has become one of the leading candidates for the role in the eyes of some people close to the president, according to one of the people, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Haley was formerly the governor of SC. Lindsey Graham of SC in a statement after the news broke Tuesday morning. "I pick up the phone and call him or meet with him in person".

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