“The Real Reasons” Nikki Haley Resigned

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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in Washington. Evan Vucci / AP Photo
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in Washington. Evan Vucci / AP Photo

“The Real Reasons” Nikki Haley Resigned

Yesterday, in a shock announcement, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, announced her resignation. Since then, news and conjecture point to the announcement not being a surprise to many. Former colleague, and South Carolina Governor, Mark Sanford, speculated Haley may have resigned to get ahead of a corruption scandal involving personal travel with her husband, while she was on government business. Colum Lynch isForeign Policy Magazine's senior diplomatic reporter. He has followed Haley’s political career, and writes about what he views as a pattern of political corruption. Lynch will discuss what he believes to be the real reasons Haley resigned.