Senator Robert Menendez, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, called Haley's resignation "yet another sign of the Trump Administration's chaotic foreign policy". They spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak on the record ahead of Trump's announcement. She returned to Goldman Sachs, where she worked for more than a decade, earlier this year.
She was confirmed as UN Ambassador four days after Trump was inaugurated in January 2017. Trump added that Haley told him she wanted a break around six months ago. According to Ms Haley's Twitter account, the two just spent the weekend together in SC.
Trump announced, "At the end of the year Nikki will be leaving".
"I can say many people want to do it and they want to do it", Trump said. As a businessman, I expect you will appreciate my sense that returning from government to the private sector is not a step down but a step up. She said at the White House she's not running for president in 2020. He said that Haley could come back to the administration in +any capacity.
Her condemnation of Iran was supported by Israel. A recent survey by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center showed public opinion toward the United States has plummeted in many countries since Trump took office.
'Then she'll be president, life will finally catch up to House of Cards, and then we can cancel Netflix. She saw herself as a fighter.
At the U.N., Haley helped spearhead the Trump administration's efforts to combat what it alleged to be anti-American and anti-Israel actions by the worldwide body. He said he'll announce a replacement for Haley within the next two to three weeks.
The reason behind her resignation was not immediately clear.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that "President Trump and Ambassador Nikki Haley will meet in the Oval Office at 10:30am this morning".
'Jared is such a hidden genius that no one understands...
In the hour after word leaked on Tuesday morning that she was leaving, the Washington punditocracy had worked itself into a lather wondering if she was being fired or eased out because she was constantly challenging Trump on issues such as sanctions on Russian Federation (on which she is a hardliner) and wanted to run against him in 2020.
Powell and Haley apparently also have a close relationship.