Donald Trump the US president-elect announced yesterday, that he was nominating South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as the US ambassador to the United Nations. He said she is a “Proven Dealmaker” who knows how to bring people together.
Nikki Haley was a critic of Mr. Trump during his presidential campaign and one of many former foes Trump has reached out during the transition process.
She is the first woman and first non-white tapped for the cabinet post in Trumps Administration.
Mr. Trump said, “Governor Haley has a proven track record of bringing people together regardless of background or party affiliation to move critical policies forward for the betterment of her state and our country…She is also a proven dealmaker, and we look to be making plenty of deals. She will be a great leader representing us on the world stage.”
Mrs. Haley in response said she was honored to be asked to join the Trump Administration.
She said in a statement, “Our country faces enormous challenges here at home and internationally, and I am honored that the President-elect has asked me to join his team and serve the country we love as the next Ambassador to the United Nations”.