Nikki Haley confronted fierce backlash on Friday for an interview by which she declared that former President Donald Trump, whom she has lengthy supported, had “fallen so far” and disenchanted the GOP.
“He went down a path he shouldn’t have, and we shouldn’t have followed him, and we shouldn’t have listened to him,” she added. “And we can’t let that ever happen again.”
She additionally claimed Trump would by no means run for federal workplace once more.
Critics prompt on Twitter that the criticism of Trump was too little, too late from the previous U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and potential 2024 GOP presidential candidate.
They additionally accused Haley of attempting to play either side and hit her with blunt reminders of her previous help for Trump.
Just two weeks in the past, Haley advised Fox News’ Laura Ingraham that Trump must be given “a break” for his position in inciting the riot on the U.S. Capitol final month. The House has impeached Trump for his feedback, and the Senate is attempting him this week.
Read the full Politico piece here and a sampling of the backlash to Haley beneath:
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