Nikki Haley Announces 2024 Presidential Bid

Former South Carolina Republican Gov. Nikki Haley announced she will be running for president in 2024.

  • Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) announced in a video Tuesday she will be running against Donald Trump for a presidential bid in 2024.
  • “The Washington establishment has failed us over and over and over again. It’s time for a new generation of leadership to rediscover fiscal responsibility, secure our border and strengthen our country, our pride and our purpose,” Haley said in the video.
  • Haley, who is the daughter of Indian immigrants, said she felt “different” growing up in South Carolina.
  • “The railroad tracks divided the town by race. I was the proud daughter of Indian immigrants. Not Black, not White. I was different. But my mom would always say your job is not to focus on the differences but the similarities. And my parents reminded me and my siblings every day how blessed we were to live in America,” she said.
  • Haley was the first woman elected as governor of South Carolina in 2010 and served as the youngest governor in the nation when she stepped into her role in 2011.
  • More recently, the former governor served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under President Trump, who recently told reporters Haley “should run” when asked about his opinion on her entering the race.

“Some people look at America and see vulnerability,” Haley said. “The socialist left sees an opportunity to rewrite history. China and Russia are on the march. They all think we can be bullied, kicked around. You should know this about me: I don’t put up with bullies and when you kick back it hurts them more if you’re wearing heels.”

  • A recent poll from the Remington Research Group revealed Haley was way behind President Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis as a potential 2024 presidential candidate.
  • The result of the poll showed just 8% of likely GOP voters would choose Haley as their first choice and President Trump on top, bringing in 38% of support from voters, and DeSantis with the remaining 35%.
  • National File recently reported Haley among politicians intertwined by the World Economic Forum after she was named one of Klaus Schwab’s “Young Global Leaders” in 2011.