To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

"It Was a Blessing" -Nikki Haley Resigns as President Trump's UN Ambassador, Effective at the End of the Year

Heather Sells : Oct 9, 2018 : CBN News

Ambassador Haley gave no reasons for the resignation other than going from Governor of South Carolina, right into the UN Ambassador position, it was high stress and she had discussed the idea of taking a "break" with President Trump six months ago. "I'm a firm believer in term limits..." she noted in the sit-down for the announcement with the President and the press on Tuesday morning.

[CBN News] President Trump has accepted the resignation of Nikki Haley, his ambassador to the United Nations. (Screengrab via Fox News)

"She's done a fantastic job and we've done a fantastic job together," Trump told reporters in the Oval Office Tuesday. "We're all happy for you in one way, but we hate to lose you."

Haley reportedly discussed her resignation with the president last week while visiting with him at the White House, and Trump says she'll be leaving the administration "at the end of the year."

The president called Haley a "very special" person after meeting with her at the White House at 10:30 am Tuesday, saying they had "solved a lot of problems" together.

Haley has been a favorite of conservatives for taking a tough stance against the United Nations' abuses of Israel, calling the UN a "global epicenter of anti-Semitism."

She pushed for the US to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council because it was constantly targeting Israel over fabricated claims. The Trump administration withdrew from the council in June because of the council's clear anti-Israel bias and its willingness to allow notorious human rights abusers as members. Haley called the council a "protector of human rights abusers and a cesspool of political bias."

"The United Nations is an interesting place. There are times when it can be a force for good," she once said. "The UN can also be an enormously frustrating and bizarre place. Nowhere is that more pronounced than in the truly awful way that the UN has treated Israel for decades."

Haley is the former governor of South Carolina. She was the first woman governor in that state. She became the UN ambassador following an easy confirmation, just days after the president's inauguration in 2017.

Haley also pushed for other reforms at the UN, saying America would be "taking names" of countries that opposed the US, and targeting human rights abuses around the world. That earned her a lot of credit among human rights activists:

"Bravo to Ambassador Nikki Haley and her team for using U.S. presidency of the Security Council in September to pass resolution requiring accountability from UN peacekeepers, fight corruption, spotlight abuses and apply pressure on Iran, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela & Nicaragua." -Hillel Neuer (@HillelNeuer) October 4, 2018

Haley has also been public about her faith in Christ. Speaking at the Christian United for Israel (CUFI) summit in Washington, DC in July, she said, "Twenty years ago, my faith journey brought me to Christianity, where I have found strength in my faith and trust in my heart." Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here.







SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News

Franklin Graham Outraged Over Jim Carrey's Abortion Art: 'That's Sick', Calls Out Twitter for 'Message of Hate'

Hundreds Rally in Times Square to Protest Anti-Semitic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar

Nevada Senate Passes National Popular Vote Bill in Bid to Upend Electoral College

Democrats Remove 'So Help Me God' from Oath in US House of Representatives

"Save Chick-fil-A Bill" Passes Texas House, Banning Religious Discrimination

The Mainstream Media Has Finally "Found Jesus" on the Immigration Crisis, Says White House Spokesman

'I Have to Wonder What They're Afraid of': 'Unplanned' Film Banned in Canada for Its Life-affirming Content

Alabama Refuses to Air Children's "Arthur" Episode Over Gay Marriage Storyline

Ex-LGBT Will March on Washington This Weekend to Celebrate Freedom

Prayer Alert: Nigerian Pastor and Daughter, Plus 16 Worshipers Kidnapped by Gunmen Who Stormed Choir Practice

"Drunken Philistines": Israeli Scientists Use Yeast from Ancient Beer to Recreate 5,000-Year-Old Drink

HEALTH: Depressed, Anxious, or Afflicted with Other Mental or "Mood" Disorders? Doctors are Now Prescribing Exercise Over Meds

Anything BUT 'Peaceful': This Ramadan Islamic Jihadis Have Murdered at Least 364 People, and Injured over 400 in Just 2 Weeks

LA Mayor Publicly Supports US Embassy in Jerusalem: Now He's Being Lambasted by the Left

Christian Student Forced to Recite Islamic Conversion Prayer in Maryland School: Pray for Supreme Court Decision!

France: New Court Decision Orders Hospital to HALT the Starvation of Vincent Lambert

Family of BABY Cut from His Mother's Womb is Praying for a Miracle for Him

NPR Issues a 'Guidance Reminder' to Their Staff to Make Sure They Don't Refer to the Pre-born as 'Babies'—But Wait, There's More...

Dem Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Takes Extreme Position on Abortion during Fox News Town Hall

NFL Star Benjamin Watson Calls Out Alyssa Milano Over Abortion Comments: Agrees to Dialogue Personally With Her



Search the Articles Archives

Keyword:  
Author:  
Words Posted On:  
Day Month Year



To Order by Phone Call: 1-866-354-5245 (1-541-926-3250 outside the U.S.)

BCN Plus

An BCN Paid Advertisement

An BCN Paid Advertisement
A BCN Paid Advertisement
A BCN Paid Advertisement
BCN Store
Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor
Founder and Owner


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


Teresa Neumann
Teresa Neumann, Reporter

BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?
 
An ElijahList Paid Advertisement
 
BCN Contact Info

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2017. All Rights Reserved.


Breaking Christian News is a division of Elijah List Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.

541-924-3906