Dina Powell is out of the running for Nikki Haley’s old UN job

Former White House aide Dina Powell is no longer a candidate to replace Nikki Haley as ambassador to the United Nations. Powell, who was considered a top contender for the diplomatic gig, has decided to stay at her position at Goldman Sachs rather than rejoin the Trump administration, a senior administration official told Reuters. President Trump had courted Powell for […]

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Nikki Haley’s sudden exit leaves DC on edge

United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley unexpectedly resigned Tuesday, rattling colleagues and raising questions about why she would depart with the crucial midterm elections just a month away. The news caught congressional Republicans, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton off guard, and some key US allies did not get advance word from Haley or the White […]

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Nikki Haley calls out the internet trolls

Nikki Haley to young conservatives: Stop trying to “own the libs.” Keynoting a national conference of righty high-schoolers in DC Monday, the UN ambassador asked the kids to raise their hands if they’d ever “posted anything online to ‘own the libs.’ ” Most of her audience stuck up a hand, then started cheering. Oops: That’s when she laid into them for […]

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Nikki Haley lauds Israel for ‘restraint’ in Gaza border clashes

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday lauded Israel for its “restraint” during deadly clashes with Palestinian protesters and blamed the violence on those who want to destroy a “United Nations member state.” “Who among us would accept this type of activity on your border? … No country in this chamber would act with more restraint than Israel has,” Haley said […]

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