11 additional measles cases confirmed, ‘This is a totally preventable disease!’
Scott Morrison reopens Christmas Island asylum seeker detention centre
USA measles outbreak grows
Fitbit launches Inspire fitness tracker but only businesses can acquire it
Scientists test 'beer before wine and you'll feel fine' hangover theory
Trump's United Nations envoy Nikki Haley quits, denies 2020 ambitions
09 October 2018, 10:12 | Randall Craig
Jorge Cabrera Reuters
"At the end of the year Nikki will be leaving", Trump told reporters, after praising the United Nations ambassador. Nevertheless, the announcement surprised many in the Trump administration.
She gave no reason for her departure after two years, though there is speculation she will return to government or politics at some point.
Instead of answering directly, he recounted how she has had to work on tough issues, such as Iran and North Korea.
"I think you have to be selfless enough to know when you step aside and allow someone else do the job".
"Nikki Haley has set a new standard for what American leadership at the United Nations should look like", Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) said in a tweet.
But she said in her resignation letter to Trump she would "surely not be a candidate for any office in 2020" and would support his re-election bid. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.).
Haley, who previously served as the governor of SC from 2010 to 2016, thanked Trump and said serving in his administration was "an honor of a lifetime".
"I don't have anything set on where I'm going to go", Haley said, adding that "it has been the honor of a lifetime" to serve as United Nations ambassador.
Trump said he would announce Haley's successor in the next two to three weeks, signalling that "many people" are interested in the job. Wolff, in his book, claims Haley has an eye on the presidency and Trump is seen to be grooming her for a national political future.
Tuesday's announcement prompted widespread praise of Haley's tenure from fellow Republicans, but some lawmakers expressed concerns about the timing.
If this was long-planned, it was apparently the best-kept secret in Trump's White House.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed the complaint against Haley, who has g earned high marks for navigating global affairs and the challenges of the Trump administration, on Monday.
On Monday, the federal watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) called for the State Department's inspector general to launch an ethics investigation into Haley, regarding seven free flights on private planes that Haley and her husband accepted from three SC businessmen in 2017.
In December 2017, she said that women who had accused Mr Trump of sexual assault "should be heard".
Haley's is the latest resignation in a turbulent White House, where Trump is already on his third national security adviser and second secretary of state before even the midterm elections.
News of Haley's departure broke Tuesday morning, Donald Trump accepting her resignation personally.
She wanted to see what was happening on the ground, travelling to Israel, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Latin America.
Trump delivers speech to police chiefs in Orlando
As he walked out of the executive mansion that day, Kelly made sure to join him and shook his hand in view of photographers. But when he showed up at the White House last Monday to meet with Kelly, he left the meeting unscathed.
‘Tara’ Lead Actor Accused of Sexual Assault by Producer
In a statement to NDTV , she said, "I support every woman and man who is standing up for herself/himself in the #MeToo movement". Not too long afterwards, she said, she found herself on the same set as Nath again when he joined a TV show Nanda was directing.
ALDS Game 3 Highlights: Red Sox vs. Yankees | Stadium
Brock Holt recorded the first cycle in Major League Baseball postseason history. "I scooted up in the box a little bit", he said. Expect run support as Eovaldi is inconsistent and will likely struggle in the home run haven of Yankee Stadium.
Kim Jong-un asks South to invite Pope to Pyongyang
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to Pyongyang this weekend to pave the way for another Trump-Kim summit. Pompeo said they came close to finalising a date and venue for the next Kim-Trump meeting.