Former South Carolina Governor and President Trump’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, made a major speech and announcement about her Presidential ambitions.
In front a crowd of a few hundred supporters in Charleston, South Carolina, Nikki Haley officially announced that she is running for the Republican nomination for President in 2024
After having served as Governor of South Carolina from 2011 to 2017, Haley was announced as President Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations where she would serve for almost two years.
Here is an excerpt from her announcement speech on Wednesday, February 15, in Charleston:
Thank you! It’s a great day in South Carolina!
Thank you all for being here.
I’m so glad to be with the people I love, in the state I love, to talk about saving the country I love.
I have always had a deep belief in America.
But I know America is better than all the division and distractions we have today.
And I’m confident the American people agree… We’re ready… ready to move past the stale ideas and faded names of the past…
And we are more than ready for a new generation to lead us into the future!
I come here today with a vision of that future.
I see a strong America – full of opportunity, that lifts up everyone, not just a select few.
I see a proud America – confident in who we are, and what we stand for.
And I see America leading the world – in freedom and peace.
But this vision isn’t just mine.
It’s the core of our nation’s history… and it called to my parents over fifty years ago.
I am the proud daughter of Indian immigrants.
My parents left India in search of a better life.
They found it in Bamberg, South Carolina – population, 2,500.
Our little town came to love us, but it wasn’t always easy. We were the only Indian family.
Nobody knew who we were, what we were, or why we were there.
But my parents knew.
And every day, they reminded me, my brothers, and my sister that even on our worst day, we are blessed to live in America.
They were right then – and they’re right now.
My parents came to a country that was gaining strength and growing in confidence.
But that was then.
Now America is falling behind.
Our future is slipping. Our leaders are failing us.
And no one embodies that failure more than Joe Biden.
Right now, in the greatest country in human history, we have too many families paying too much for groceries; too many mothers searching frantically for baby formula; and too many children who are so far behind in the classroom, they might never get ahead.
We have too many small businesses who can’t afford rent, and too many big businesses getting taxpayer bailouts.
Read the rest of Nikki Haley’s speech here.
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