NEW YORK – President Trump knows a thing or two about being tough and bold. So it’s not surprising that he chose Nikki Haley as the United States ambassador to the United Nations.
Don’t let her southern accent fool you because the former South Carolina governor means business in her new role at the U.N. At her very first press conference she declared, “For those who don’t have our back, we’re taking names.”
She’s begun to shake things up at this international body and has received plenty of criticism from its host country. “I thought I needed to make how this community was going to see the United States,” Ambassador Haley told CBN News.
“I thought it was my job to go and start positioning that and it was that the United States is leading again. And that they were going to see true leadership, but more importantly they were going to know what the U.S. was for, what the U.S. was against and there would be no gray area.”
Standing Up to the UN’s Anti-Israel Bias
Defending the nation of Israel is right at the top of Haley’s list when it comes to making a difference. “The United States is determined to stand up to the U.N.’s anti-Israel bias,” she exclaimed in her first month on the job.
Long gone are the days when President Obama’s UN ambassador abstained from a vote that labeled Israeli settlements a “flagrant violation” under international law. Haley tells CBN News what she’s seen so…Read More & View Video