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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley speaking at the Republican Governors Association annual conference, Orlando, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 (AP photo by John Raoux).

Will the U.N. Post Make Nikki Haley Wish She Was Back in South Carolina?

Monday, Nov. 28, 2016

Nikki Haley may find that representing the United States at the United Nations is a bit of a letdown.

President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to nominate Haley as his ambassador to the U.N. has been one of his better-received choices. In her current position as governor of South Carolina, she has made some decisions that pleased liberals, most notably removing the Confederate flag from the state house. U.N. officials who feared that Trump would send a unilateralist firebrand to speak for him in New York hope Haley is someone that they can do business with. There has, however, been a good deal of snooty commentary around U.N. headquarters about the 44-year-old’s lack of foreign policy experience. ...

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