Nikki Haley’s husband to deploy with National Guard to Africa as she seeks 2024 GOP nominationJune 1, 2023 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley's husband will soon begin a yearlong deployment with the South Carolina Army National Guard to Africa, a mission that will encompass most of the remainder of his wife's campaign for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination.
Haley commits to federal abortion ban but says it’s unlikely without more Republicans in CongressMay 24, 2023 GMT
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley on Wednesday pledged to sign a federal ban on abortion but noted that passing one would be highly unlikely without more Republicans in Congress.
Nikki Haley and Tim Scott started as allies in South Carolina. Now they’re rivals for president.May 22, 2023 GMT
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — As she introduced South Carolina’s next senator, then-Gov. Nikki Haley said her decision to appoint Tim Scott was “pretty simple.”
Haley sees federal role on abortion but calls for consensusApril 25, 2023 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley said she sees a federal role in the debate over abortion rights but stopped short of endorsing a national ban on the procedure in a speech Tuesday at the headquarters of a leading anti-abortion group.
Haley vs. Scott: From South Carolina allies to 2024 rivalsApril 21, 2023 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As she introduced South Carolina's next senator, then-Gov. Nikki Haley said her decision to appoint Tim Scott was “pretty simple.”
Haley, Ramaswamy among those taking on ‘woke ideology’ in SCMarch 18, 2023 GMT
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republicans who are seeking to lead their party in the 2024 presidential race gathered in South Carolina this weekend with a goal at the forefront of their agenda: taking on “woke ideology.”
Haley wants entitlement program changes for younger peopleMarch 14, 2023 GMT
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley is proposing changes to entitlement programs for younger generations, opening the door to potential cuts to Social Security and Medicare if elected.
Thousands of pro-Trump bots are attacking DeSantis, HaleyMarch 6, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the past 11 months, someone created thousands of fake, automated Twitter accounts — perhaps hundreds of thousands of them — to offer a stream of praise for Donald Trump.
Besides posting adoring words about the former president, the fake accounts ridiculed Trump's critics from both parties and attacked Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor and U.N.
Pompeo, Haley take veiled jabs at Trump in CPAC remarksMarch 4, 2023 GMT
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Two leading Republicans took veiled jabs at former President Donald Trump at an annual gathering of conservatives Friday, knocking “celebrity leaders” not in tune with reality while noting winnable elections that had been lost as they urged a party course correction ahead of the 2024 presidential contest.
Nikki Haley keeping early 2024 fundraising numbers quietFebruary 24, 2023 GMT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley had a busy first week as an official 2024 presidential candidate, announcing in her native state, then hustling to early voting New Hampshire and Iowa and going on a media blitz.
Tired of Texans running for president? 2024 may be reprieveFebruary 24, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — It’s early yet, but next year’s presidential race may feature something the political world hasn't seen in the last 50 years: no Texans.
The Texas-size hole in the field will be on stark display Friday at a closed Republican donor event outside the state capital, Austin, featuring the likes of former Vice President Mike Pence, who is expected to mount a campaign, and former South Carolina Gov.
CNN’s Don Lemon tweets another apology, returns to workFebruary 22, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN anchor Don Lemon tweeted an apology to viewers for his remarks about Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley shortly before returning to work on Wednesday, then stuck to the news.
Don Lemon to return to CNN, undergo ‘formal training’February 21, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN anchor Don Lemon will return to work Wednesday and will receive “formal training” in the aftermath of his on-air comments about Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley, network CEO Chris Licht said in an email to employees Monday night.
Trump absent as Iowa 2024 GOP caucus train begins to rollFebruary 21, 2023 GMT
URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — Nikki Haley is swinging through Iowa this week fresh off announcing her presidential campaign. Her fellow South Carolinian Republican, Sen.
Embattled Don Lemon absent Monday from ‘CNN This Morning’February 20, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Amid ongoing criticism over his comments about Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley, Don Lemon was absent Monday from “CNN This Morning.” Co-host Poppy Harlow told viewers that “Don has the day off.”
CNN’s Don Lemon regrets saying Nikki Haley past her ‘prime’February 16, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Don Lemon startled some colleagues on CNN's morning show Thursday with his implication that Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley, at age 51, was past her prime.
Haley’s candidacy shows balancing act for women in politicsFebruary 16, 2023 GMT
In announcing her campaign for the Republican presidential nomination this week, Nikki Haley made a subtle reference to the historic nature of her candidacy.
Haley calls for generational change in launching 2024 bidFebruary 16, 2023 GMT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley launched her campaign for the Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday with a call for generational change in Washington and a rejection of what she derided as “identity politics” dividing the United States.
Things to know about Nikki Haley, GOP presidential hopefulFebruary 15, 2023 GMT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican Nikki Haley joined the 2024 race for president this week, becoming the first major rival to former President Donald Trump in a field that is expected to grow in coming months.
Nikki Haley announces run for president, challenging TrumpFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor and United Nations ambassador, announced her candidacy for president on Tuesday, becoming the first major challenger to former President Donald Trump for the 2024 Republican nomination.
Haley faces ‘high-wire act’ in 2024 bid against TrumpFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Few have navigated the turbulent politics of the Trump era like Nikki Haley.
In early 2016, the then-South Carolina governor said she was “embarrassed” by candidate Donald Trump and decried his reluctance to condemn white supremacists.
Schools become flashpoint for Republicans eyeing White HouseFebruary 11, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has called for parents to elect and fire school principals. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has banned instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third grade.
Conservative groups look beyond Trump for 2024 GOP nomineeFebruary 7, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Two major conservative groups have signaled they are open to supporting someone other than Donald Trump in the 2024 race for the White House, the latest sign from an increasingly vocal segment of the Republican Party that it’s time to move on from the former president.
Nikki Haley planning Feb. 15 launch for 2024 White House bidFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley is moving closer to making her presidential campaign official.
On Wednesday, supporters of the former South Carolina governor will get an email invitation to a Feb.
Operative jumps from Haley team to Pence amid 2024 jostlingJanuary 20, 2023 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The executive director of former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley’s issues advocacy group is leaving to help run similar efforts for former Vice President Mike Pence, a defection that comes as both former Trump administration officials consider 2024 Republican presidential bids.
McMaster launches final term at South Carolina inaugurationJanuary 11, 2023 GMT
Gov. Henry McMaster touted South Carolina's economic growth and pledged educational advancement and environmental conservation in his inaugural address on Wednesday as he entered what could be a historic final term.
Haley signals 2024 openness despite pledge to back TrumpNovember 30, 2022 GMT
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley, U.N. ambassador under President Donald Trump, said Tuesday that she would take the Christmas holiday to mull a possible 2024 presidential bid, contradicting her statement last year that she wouldn't enter the race if Trump opted to run again.
Trump’s growing GOP challengers revive fears of 2016 repeatNovember 20, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Memories of the tumultuous 2016 Republican primary hung over the Las Vegas ballroom this weekend during the first major gathering of the party's potential contenders for the 2024 nomination.
Tim Scott heading back to US Senate as bigger ambitions loomNovember 9, 2022 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tim Scott won reelection Tuesday to what he has said is a final six-year term from South Carolina, but the only Black Republican in the Senate may have bigger future political ambitions.
Guest lineups for the Sunday news showsAugust 6, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Mike Rounds, R-S.D.; Bill Richardson, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.; Rep.
Newspaper: Families of Haley, Clyburn got casino sharesAugust 2, 2022 GMT
The husband of former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and brother of U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn were given shares of a company that leased slot machines to a North Carolina tribal casino that needed political help to open last year, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Iowa GOP open to non-Trump prospects as 2024 gets underwayApril 22, 2022 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's persistent flirtation with another White House run is doing little to discourage other potential Republican candidates from stepping up their activity in Iowa, the state that will formally launch the 2024 nomination process.
Farmer to retire after nearly a decade as insurance chiefApril 12, 2022 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — After nearly a decade on the job, Ray Farmer will retire this week as chief of South Carolina's Department of Insurance, the governor's office said Tuesday.
South Carolina’s McMaster amasses $5M for 2022 reelectionApril 11, 2022 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has raised more than $5 million in his pursuit of a second full term, bringing in more than $600,000 in the first fundraising quarter of this year.
SC House Speaker Lucas leaving after 8 kinder, gentler yearsMarch 15, 2022 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina House Speaker Jay Lucas said Tuesday that he will not run for reelection this year after running the chamber for eight years, opening up a big leadership gap in a chamber the Republican has worked hard to make less divisive and more cooperative.
Guest lineups for the Sunday news showsMarch 5, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield; Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.
NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Secretary of State Antony Blinken; former U.S.
Haley: Diversifying puts GOP in best position to leadDecember 3, 2021 GMT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley drew on her native South Carolina’s struggles with racist violence during her time as governor, arguing Thursday that the Republican Party is best positioned to lead the country alongside a continued diversification of its ranks.
China, Russia urge UNSC to end key sanctions on North KoreaNovember 3, 2021 GMT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China and Russia are urging the U.N. Security Council to end a host of sanctions against North Korea including a ban on exports of seafood and textiles, a cap on imports of refined petroleum products and a prohibition on its citizens working overseas and sending home their earnings.
Ex-UN Ambassador Haley gets lifetime Clemson board postOctober 12, 2021 GMT
As she ponders her next political steps, former U.N. Ambassador and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has accepted a lifetime appointment to the Board of Trustees of Clemson University, her alma mater.
Haley, Scott, Rubio advising group pushing for GOP diversityOctober 7, 2021 GMT
A group intent on expanding Republican power over state-level offices is rolling out a national effort to diversify and grow the GOP, led by an advisory council featuring several potential future presidential contenders.
Guest lineups for the Sunday news showsAugust 21, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin; Surgeon General Vivek Murthy; Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa; retired Adm. Mike Mullen, a former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman.
Noem to headline GOP event in early-voting South CarolinaJuly 23, 2021 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, possibly mulling a 2024 White House bid, is making her debut in South Carolina next month — an introductory step in the first Southern state to cast Republican-primary votes for president.
Nikki Haley endorses NJ GOP gov candidate Jack CiattarelliJuly 9, 2021 GMT
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former U.N. ambassador and South Carolina governor Nikki Haley endorsed New Jersey GOP gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli on Friday.
Haley will attend a fundraiser for Ciattarelli on Sunday, according to the candidate's campaign.
‘It definitely feels early’: GOP’s long race to 2024 beginsJune 29, 2021 GMT
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In the past week alone, Nikki Haley regaled activists in Iowa, Mike Pence courted donors in California and Donald Trump returned to the rally stage, teasing a third campaign for the White House.
Haley says she’ll back Trump, stand down if he runs in 2024April 12, 2021 GMT
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Former U.N. Ambassador and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, often mentioned as a possible 2024 GOP presidential contender, said Monday that she would not seek her party's nomination if former President Donald Trump opts to run a second time...
Haley: Trump was ‘badly wrong’ in stoking crowd before riotJanuary 9, 2021 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, often mentioned as a possible 2024 GOP presidential contender, is among the latest from her party to denounce President Donald Trump's comments stoking supporters to mount a violent assault on the Capitol...
Nikki Haley says her sister-in-law died of COVID-19December 9, 2020 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley says her sister-in-law has died after contracting the coronavirus...
Storm halts Tillis stops; Cunningham discreet in campaigningOctober 29, 2020 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Severe weather prevented North Carolina Republican Sen. Thom Tillis from making campaign appearances on Thursday with former New Jersey Gov...
Beyond November: At GOP convention, there’s a 2024 subplotAugust 25, 2020 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans this week are focused squarely on their convention's star, President Donald Trump, and securing his reelection in November...
South Carolina’s Haley, Scott take spotlight at RNCAugust 25, 2020 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The prime speaking slots at Republicans' nominating convention Monday served as a reminder that a single state could loom large in the party's future, even though it's not a presidential battleground...
Nikki Haley resigns from Boeing board over airlines bailoutMarch 20, 2020 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley has resigned from the board of Boeing Co., cutting ties with a company she long supported as South Carolina governor because of her opposition to a bailout of the airplane manufacturer that is in the works amid the new coronavirus outbreak.
Nikki Haley endorses Kelly Loeffler for U.S. SenateMarch 9, 2020 GMT
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Former Ambassador Nikki Haley on Monday endorsed Kelly Loeffler for the U.S. Senate, saying more conservative women are needed in Washington...
Could Haley’s role in Trump administration taint a 2024 bid?November 19, 2019 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — With the launch of her new memoir, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has again ignited speculation that she may be gearing up for a possible bid for the White House, perhaps as early as 2024...
In memoir, Haley alleges disloyalty among some on Trump teamNovember 10, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's former U.N. ambassador, Nikki Haley , alleges in her upcoming memoir that two administration officials who were ultimately pushed out by Trump once tried to get her to join them in opposing some of his policies...
Nikki Haley moves back to SC, fuels political speculationSeptember 20, 2019 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is moving back to her native South Carolina, re-establishing a home base and also fueling speculation that a return to politics is next on her to-do list...
Senate confirms Kelly Craft as US ambassador to UNJuly 31, 2019 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Kelly Craft to become the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations despite Democratic concerns about her inexperience and potential conflicts of interest.
Craft, a longtime GOP activist from Kentucky, is currently U...
Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN postFebruary 23, 2019 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U...
Heather Nauert likely to be quizzed on her diplomatic resumeDecember 7, 2018 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to be America's ambassador at the United Nations is likely to face questions about her thin diplomatic resume during an upcoming Senate confirmation hearing that will shine fresh attention on the president's "America first" approach to foreign policy...
Nikki Haley won’t be running for president: ‘Truly, no one believes me’December 7, 2018 GMT
Nikki Haley,U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, made it clear in her latest interview that she is not planning to run for president anytime soon.
Many speculated Ms. Haley might primary President Trump or at least run in 2024, but as of Friday, neither plan appealed to her.