Nikki Haley told Trump she had ‘no idea what the UN does’ when he asked her to be US ambassador and then portrayed him as ‘unpredictable’ in negotiations with other countries
- Haley addressed the Council for National Policy in Charlotte on October 4
- Reporter infiltrated the private conservative conference to relay her remarks
- Haley spoke five days before she announced her resignation as UN ambassador
Haley spoke before the Council for National Policy, a group of a few hundred of the most powerful conservatives in the country, at a conference in Charlotte on October 4 – five days before announcing she would resign.
The conservative gathering was so secretive that organizer Tony Perkins threatened that anyone caught recording would be ‘taken to a room and be forced to watch Rachel Maddow’, according to Harper’s reporter Max Blumenthal, who infiltrated the gathering.
Haley told the crowd that in 2016, when she was initially offered the position of Secratary of State in President Donald Trump‘s administration, but she declined.
Haley said that she told Trump in 2016: ‘Honestly, I don’t even know what the UN does.’ She is seen at the 2016 Republican National Convention