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Nikki Haley Officially Launches 2024 Presidential Bid (WATCH)


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After much speculation, Nikki Haley has officially launched her 2024 presidential campaign.

The former South Carolina governor and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations becomes the first confirmed opponent for Donald Trump in the GOP Primary.

“Get excited! Time for a new generation. Let’s do this!” Haley said in a tweet featuring her first campaign ad.

WATCH:

AP reported:

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.

The announcement, delivered in a tweeted video, marks an about-face for the ex-Trump Cabinet official, who said two years ago that she wouldn’t challenge her former boss for the White House in 2024. But she changed her mind in recent months, citing, among other things, the country’s economic troubles and the need for “generational change,” a nod to the 76-year-old Trump’s age.

“You should know this about me. I don’t put up with bullies. And when you kick back, it hurts them more if you’re wearing heels,” Haley said. “I’m Nikki Haley, and I’m running for president.”

Haley, 51, is the first in a long line of Republicans who are expected to launch 2024 campaigns in the coming months. Among them are Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, former Vice President Mike Pence, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina.

Twitter users commented on Haley’s chances in the GOP Primary:

National File highlighted Haley’s abysmal polling:

According to the results of a poll from the Remington Research Group, a Misouri-based GOP polling firm, in a 2024 primary match-up between President Trump, Ron DeSantis, and Nikki Haley, Haley, the former Governor of South Carolina who announced her 2024 campaign this month, is in a distant third place, garnering the support of just 8% of likely GOP Primary voters.

In the same poll, President Trump comes out on top, bringing in the support of 38% of respondents, while Florida Governor Ron DeSantis receives the support of 35% of them.

Nikki Haley was also one of Klaus Schwab’s WEF ‘Young Global Leaders’ in 2011.

From the Indian website Rediff.com on the Wayback Machine:

Nimrata Nikki Randhawa Haley is the Governor of South Carolina. She is a member of the Republican Party.

She is one of the two Indian Americans to be included in the Young Global Leaders’ list by the WEF.

Haley is the first Indian and the first woman to serve as Governor of South Carolina, and the second Indian-American governor in the country, after Bobby Jindal of Louisiana. At the age of 39, she also displaced Jindal as the youngest current governor in the United States.



 

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