Nikki Haley Plans to Resign

October 2018

     According to the New York Times, on October 9, 2018, Former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley revealed she plans to resign as UN ambassador at the end of the year. So far, no reasoning for her resignation has been released. A prominent member within President Trump’s cabinet, Haley makes this move a month before the midterm elections.

    ABC News and USA Today report that Haley was an initial critic of Trump who maintained a high level of respect from the administration, despite disagreements with President Trump that landed in the public eye. Even though she is a potential candidate for president and higher offices, Haley denied those suggestions in her meeting with Trump in the White House this week.