Nikki Haley, former ambassador to the United Nations and former South Carolina governor, stated on Tuesday that she is going to consider a attainable 2024 Republican presidential run over the vacations.
“We’re taking the vacations to sort of have a look at what the state of affairs is,” Haley informed a crowd at Clemson College. “I’ve stated I’ve by no means misplaced a race; I’m not going to start out now. If we resolve to get into it, we’ll put in 1,000%, and we’ll end it.”
Haley’s feedback come on the heels of teasing a attainable 2024 presidential run final month at a Republican cattle name occasion in Las Vegas the place the previous ambassador made almost identical comments.
Haley repeatedly teased a possible 2024 run, telling the gang on the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual management assembly that “between us, I’m simply getting began.”
“Lots of people have requested if I’m going to run for president,” Haley stated to cheers in Las Vegas in November. “Now that the midterms are over, I’ll have a look at it in a severe method.”
Virtually similar to her feedback made yesterday at Clemson College, Haley reiterated, “I’ve by no means misplaced an election, and I’m not going to start out now,” and that “when individuals underestimate me, it’s at all times enjoyable.”
The previous U.N. ambassador had beforehand dedicated to not working if former President Trump introduced a re-election bid, although since then she has continued to sign openness to a possible 2024 presidential run.
“I’d not run if President Trump ran and I’d speak to him about it. That’s one thing that we are going to have a dialog about in some unspecified time in the future, if that call is one thing that needs to be made. However yeah, I’d, completely,” Haley informed The Related Press in April 2021.
Trump formally launched his 2024 presidential campaign shortly after the midterm elections from his Mar-a-Lago, Florida, house after months of teasing a possible run.
Fox Information’ Paul Steinhauser contributed to this report.