Trump Picks Gov. Nikki Haley as Ambassador to the United Nations

President-elect Donald Trump will nominate South Carolina governor Nikki Haley as his administration’s ambassador to the United Nations, according to the Charleston Post & Courier and several other sources.

Haley, currently serving her second term as governor, would hold the job once done by Susan Rice in the Obama administration and now held by Samantha Power.

Haley, the first woman governor of South Carolina, is a rising political star in the Republican establishment and was a Trump critic during the presidential campaign. She met with Trump last week, despite their differences expressed during the presidential campaign.

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