USA ambassador to UN Nikki Haley resigns

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The Senate confirmed her to the post in January 2017 by a vote of 96-4. As governor she was a vocal critic of Trump's remarks on immigrants during the 2016 presidential campaign. Haley, who has served as the United Nations ambassador since the early days of the Trump administration, emphasized the administration's accomplishments over that time, including imposing strict sanctions on North Korea, exiting the Iran nuclear deal, and moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

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But Haley has also sometimes distanced herself from Trump.

/Federal ethics regulations prohibit employees from soliciting or accepting gifts given because of the employee's official position.

However, the Haleys - who also have two college-age children - have other debts as well.

'Ambassador Haley asserted that each flight qualified for an exception to the rules for gifts based on personal relationships with the donors, ' according to the letter.

The group estimates the flights were worth "tens of thousands of dollars" to Haley.

"We have a number of people who would very much like to do it", he said. "I think it's become maybe a more glamorous position than it was two years ago".

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Wherever you are, you will continue to be a true friend of the State of Israel.

As governor, she was influential in removing the Confederate flag at the Statehouse.

"It is an honor to serve in the White House alongside so many great colleagues and I know that the President will nominate a formidable replacement for Ambassador Haley", Ivanka Trump said after the president spurred speculation that he would name her to the post.

"But I don't agree with the president on everything".

"President Trump and Ambassador Nikki Haley will meet in the Oval Office at 10:30 a.m. this morning", Sanders said in a statement. He said that Haley could come back to the administration in +any capacity.

One of these sources says Powell has become a favorite among people close to Trump to lead the USA delegation.

"You know look at a certain point everyone sort of leaves, you have to leave", he said in July.

In a tweet after Haley declared she would be leaving, Ivanka Trump said she was "grateful for her [Haley's] friendship".

Haley claimed the media had mischaracterized the laughter and contended it was actually a sign of respect.