Nikki Haley dismisses Pompeo’s VP claims as ‘lies and gossip’
Former Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina on Thursday dismissed a narrative from former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about her ambitions as “lies and gossip to promote a guide.”
Pompeo had prompt in his forthcoming guide that Haley labored with Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump to turn into former President Donald Trump’s vice chairman, in keeping with an excerpt published in part in The Guardian.
“I don’t know why he mentioned it, however that’s precisely why I stayed out of D.C. as a lot as potential, to get away from the drama,” Haley, who served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations within the Trump administration, informed Fox host Bret Baier. Haley additionally identified that Pompeo himself mentioned within the excerpt that he couldn’t verify whether or not the story was true.
Trump’s vice chairman, Mike Pence, is a buddy, she mentioned, including that she by no means mentioned the vice presidency with anybody within the administration.
Haley additionally teased a presidential run throughout the interview.
“I feel we’d like a younger technology to come back in, step up and actually begin fixing issues,” mentioned Haley, who turns 51 on Friday. “Can I be that chief? Sure, I feel I will be that chief.”
Haley mentioned she would “anticipate” Trump’s daughter and son-in-law to help the previous president, however mentioned she thought of the couple shut buddies.
Haley mentioned she was assured she might deal with a probably bruising 2024 Republican main.
“Might the very best girl win,” she mentioned.
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