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Nikki Haley Speaks Out on Potential White House Bid

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Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley seems to be readying herself for a White House run.

During an interview with Fox News, Haley said that she could be the next President of the United States and that she is seriously exploring the possibility.

“When you’re looking at a run for president, you look at two things,” Haley told Fox News anchor Bret Baier. “You first look at, does the current situation push for new leadership? The second question is, am I that person that could be that new leader, that, yes, we need to go in a new direction? And can I be that leader? Yes, I think I can be that leader.”

“I was — as governor, I took on a hurting state with double-digit unemployment, and we made it the beast of the Southeast,” she said. “As ambassador, I took on the world when they tried to disrespect us. And I think I showed what I’m capable of at the United Nations.”

“So, do I think I could be that leader? Yes,” she added. “But we are still working through things, and we will figure it out. I have never lost a race. I said that then. I still say that now. I’m not going to lose now. But stay tuned.”

Haley’s comments come a year after the former South Carolina governor said that she would not launch her own presidential campaign if Donald Trump announces his candidacy.

 “I would not run if President Trump ran,” Haley told reporters at the time.

However, despite Trump’s early entrance to the 2024 contest the former president has seen mixed responses.

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