The US Ambassador To The United Nations Nikki Haley Resigns From Donald Trump Administration

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The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has resigned from her role from the Donald Trump government ahead of the US mid-term elections which are scheduled around November 2018

Written By Nilanjana Roy | Mumbai | Updated On:

The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has resigned from her role from the Donald Trump government ahead of the US mid-term elections which are scheduled around November 2018. The reason behind her resignation was not clear. On Monday, October 9, Trump tweeted: ''Big announcement with my friend Ambassador Nikki Haley in the Oval Office at 10:30 am.''

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Speaking at the White House, The US President said; ''Nikki Haley, the ambassador to the United Nations, has done a fantastic job, She is someone who gets it. Haley has been with us from the beginning. Haley told me six months ago that she wants to take a little break, she has been a successful governor of South Carolina''.

''What is going on in the world is dangerous , she has done a fantastic job. When she started North Korea was a mess, Now we are getting along. Pompeo thinks the world of Haley. At the end of this year, Nikki will be leaving and will be in constant touch.'' 

The US President further said that ''She will get to know China, Russia and India as they respect her''. 

On this emotional occasion, Haley started her speech by saying:

''It's been an honor of a lifetime. Now the US is respected. Countries may not like what we do but respect what we do.''

She said '' Trade deals have been amazing as they get that the President means business. We have made the UN strong in the past two years. We will put our  embassy where we want to put in Israel.''

Haley praised the Trump family by saying '' Melania, Ivanka and Jared are hidden genius. We are a better country because the Trumps are in the administration. 

She further said '' Not leaving until the end of the year. I have not set of where will I go. I am a believer of a term limit so I want to step aside. She further said '' No I am not running for 2020 as I will be supporting the President.

When asked why she resigned, Haley remarked: 

''Family is not the reason, It is important for the government officials when to step aside. 

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Here's all you need to know about the former US ambassador to the UN: 

  • Nikki Haley graduated from Clemson University, South Carolina in Accountancy. Post graduation, she worked in a waste management company and later became a part of her family business. Haley became a part of the US House Of Representatives in 2004 and also became the first Indian-American to hold office in the state. 
  • Haley was the first person to remove the Confederate flag from South Carolina. This flag sparked huge controversies among the white supremos and the rest of the Americans.
  • In 2010 Haley became the US' first female governor and served the state from 2011 to 2017. She gave a lot of job opportunities to the people of South Carolina and also worked hard to shape the economy of the state. 
  • In 2016, the US president Donald Trump nominated Nikki Haley as the US ambassador to the United Nations. However, In April 2018, Haley took a dig at Trump's aide Larry Kudlow after he remarked she has confusions regarding The US and Russia's elections. 
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