Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley has announced she will run for the Republican Party’s 2024 presidential nomination, becoming Donald Trump’s first major challenger.
haley, who served at the united nations Trump’s In the previous administration, she was the second Republican candidate to declare her candidacy after her former boss launched his own re-election campaign last year.
Other high-profile Republicans eyeing the 2024 race include Florida’s governor ron desantisFormer Vice President mike burnsUS Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu and former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson.
Haley, ex south carolina The governor announced her decision to run in a promotional video in which she said it was time for “a new generation of leadership to rediscover fiscal responsibility, protect our borders and strengthen our country, our pride and our purpose.” up.
51 years old republicans also announced China and Russia was “parading”, adding: “You should know this about me: I don’t stand bullies.
“When you kick back, they hurt more if you wear heels.”
Haley will give a speech in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday to lay out her campaign plans.
Her announcement means the race for the Republican nomination could heat up in the coming weeks.
Other candidates announced so far include former Cranston, Rhode Island, mayor Steve Raffey and former Montana Secretary of State Cory Stapleton.
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Haley, the daughter of two Indian immigrants, has a reputation as a staunch conservative in the Republican Party.
She claims to be a staunch defender of US overseas interests and once served as the US ambassador to China
The United Nations under Trump, 2017-2018.
During that time, the United States withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal signed by Democratic President Barack Obama, which was deeply unpopular among Republicans.
Haley distanced herself from Trump several times, only to soften her rhetoric later, saying he plays an important role in the Republican Party.
What do the polls say?
- Donald Trump – 43%
- Ron DeSantis – 31%
- Nikki Haley – 4%
- Reuters/Ipsos poll – Published Feb. 14