(Updates with extra particulars)
By Steve Holland and Susan Heavey
WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) –
Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley stated on Tuesday that she’s going to search the Republican presidential nomination in 2024, placing her at odds with one-time boss Donald Trump, the ex-president additionally in search of to win again the White Home.
“I am Nikki Haley and I am operating for president,” Haley stated in a video that her staff despatched out by electronic mail.
Haley, a former South Carolina governor who served as Trump’s U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will lay out her marketing campaign plans in a speech in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday.
She turned Trump’s first direct challenger in a Republican subject anticipated to develop in coming weeks and months.
Different high-profile Republicans taking a look at a 2024 run embrace Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, former Vice President Mike Pence, U.S. Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu and former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, amongst others.
“It’s time for a brand new technology of management – to rediscover fiscal accountability, safe our border, and strengthen our nation, our pleasure and our function,” Haley stated in her video.
She additionally harked again to her overseas coverage expertise.
“China and Russia are on the march. All of them assume we will be bullied, kicked. It’s best to know this about me: I don’t put up with bullies. And whenever you relax, it hurts them extra should you’re carrying heels,” she stated. (Reporting by Steve Holland and Susan Heavey; Enhancing by Doina Chiacu and Nick Macfie)