Nikki Haley resigns as US Ambassador to the United Nations

Fox News reported late Tuesday morning that US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has resigned from her position. Details are scarce in this developing story that is causing shock waves.

President Trump accepted Nikki Haley’s resignation as UN ambassador, Fox News has confirmed. It’s unclear why Haley resigned.Trump is expected to speak at the Oval Office at 10:30 a.m. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

 

President Trump tweeted: “Big announcement with my friend Ambassador Nikki Haley in the Oval Office at 10:30am.”

Fox Business Channel’s Charles Payne covered the breaking news, reporting that President Trump was aware, at least in the short-term, that Haley’s resignation was coming.

A press conference is scheduled for 10:30 EST where both Haley and President Trump are expected to address her resignation.

There are no signs of ‘bad blood’ between Haley and Trump and she’s reportedly stating that she remains supportive of the president and plans to campaign for Trump for 2020.

There is speculation that Lindsey Graham might be in line to fill a position in Trump’s cabinet and Haley will make a run for Senator in South Carolina.

Graham has denied those reports but wished Haley well in her future endeavors.

Live coverage of the press conference can be watched below:

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