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Nikki Haley: Here’s the ONE Trump victory Biden CAN’T erase

President Joe Biden spent his first 100 days in office reversing and erasing as many of former President Donald Trump’s policies as he could, and Trump’s former ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, believes that was a “terrible mistake.”

On the “Glenn Beck Podcast” this week, Haley joined Glenn to discuss President Biden’s “Trump reversals” and pointed out the one Trump victory that Biden can’t erase — and the proof is playing out right now.

“He just reversed everything,” Haley said of Biden. “But the part that he can’t erase, and it’s really a point of pride, I think, is the Abraham Accords, because this was an amazing thing. Many presidents before Trump had said that the only way to get peace in the Middle East was through the Palestinians. The president went to his first foreign policy speech, it was to the Arab Summit, and he said, ‘I want us to unite against terrorism,” meaning, translation, I want us to unite against Iran. He got the attention of the Arab countries. Then he started to acknowledge truths: Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. We’re going to have Israel’s back. This is what Israel can do for you,” she continued.

“I had a meeting, I and the British ambassador had a meeting with the Saudi and the Emirati ambassador, and they were complaining, you know, ‘Why doesn’t anybody call out the Houthis for the terrorist organization that they are? Why are they always hitting us?’ And I stopped them and I said, ‘You know, I could make the same case for Hamas and Israel.’ We went on with the meeting, and they pulled me aside afterwards, and they said, ‘We know you’re right.’ So I asked, ‘Why do you hit Israel the way you do?’ The Emirati said, ‘We do it because we have to for our constituencies,’ and I said, ‘At some point you’re going to have to have the courage to tell your constituencies the truth.’ You fast-forward to the Abraham Accords, and that was the Emiratis having the courage to tell their constituencies the truth,” Haley explained.

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Nikki Haley breaks with Trump in stunning rebuke: ‘We shouldn’t have followed him, and we shouldn’t have listened to him’

Nikki Haley, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, believes that former President Donald Trump “let us down.”

Haley’s remarks come as the former president’s legal team prepares to present its defense of Trump during his second impeachment trial in the Senate.

What are the details?

In a Politico interview published Friday, Haley, former South Carolina governor, said that “we shouldn’t have followed” Trump.

“We need to acknowledge he let us down,” she said in an extensive profile. “He went down a path he shouldn’t have, and we shouldn’t have followed him, and we shouldn’t have listened to him. And we can’t let that ever happen again.”

She also told the outlet that she has not spoken to Trump since the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol, and takes issue with his remarks condemning former Vice President Mike Pence’s refusal to reject the Electoral College vote.

“When I tell you I’m angry, it’s an understatement,” she expressed. “I am so disappointed in the fact that [despite] the loyalty and friendship he had with Mike Pence, that he would do that to him. Like, I’m disgusted by it.”

The former ambassador, who many people are speculating may run for the White House in 2024, also added that Trump will never accept the results of the 2020 presidential election.

“There’s nothing that you’re ever going to do that’s going to make him feel like he legitimately lost the election,” she explained. “He’s got a big bully pulpit. He should be responsible with it.”

Haley also warned that many people still love the former president and will not stop supporting him just because he is out of office.

“I know how much people love Donald Trump,” she admitted. “I know it. I feel it. Whether it’s an RNC room or social media or talking to donors, I can tell you that the love they have for him is still very strong. That’s not going to just fall to the wayside. Nor do I think the Republican Party is going to go back to the way it was before Donald Trump. I don’t think it should.”

Haley added that people, instead, should “take the good that he built, leave the bad that he did, and get back to a place where we can be a good, valuable, effective party.”

“[I]t’s bigger than the party,” she insisted. “I hope our country can come together and figure out how we pull this back.”

Anything else?

Referring to Haley’s possible 2024 ambitions, Politico’s Tim Alberta wrote, “Since last fall, I’ve spent nearly six hours talking with Haley on-the-record. I’ve also spoken with nearly 70 people who know her: friends, associates, donors, staffers, former colleagues. From those conversations, two things are clear. First, Nikki Haley is going to run for president in 2024. Second, she doesn’t know which Nikki Haley will be on the ballot.”

Haley also said that she didn’t believe Trump had a chance of winning in a 2024 election scenario.

“I don’t think he can,” she admitted. “He’s fallen so far.”

“I think his business is suffering at this point,” she added. “I think he’s lost any sort of political viability he was going to have. I think he’s lost his social media, which meant the world to him. I mean, I think he’s lost the things that really could have kept him moving.”

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Conservatives push back against big tech censorship: Nikki Haley says Twitter’s ban of Trump is ‘what happens in China’

Nikki Haley reacted to the permanent ban of President Donald Trump on Twitter by comparing the action to the type of censorship that is practiced in Communist China.

Following the chaos at the U.S. Capitol, Twitter permanently suspended the account of Trump on Friday “due to the risk of further incitement of violence.”

Haley, the United States ambassador to the United Nations from 2017 to 2018, weighed in on the banning of Trump on Twitter.

“Silencing people, not to mention the President of the US, is what happens in China not our country,” Haley wrote on Twitter, and included the hashtag: “#Unbelievable.”

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson echoed the comparison of the censorship by Twitter to the blacklist actions of China.

“Silencing a significant number of voters and erasing history is no way to unite us; it only further divides,” Carson tweeted. “Big tech & social media platforms want to act like media orgs but don’t want to be held accountable with the rest of media. Speech should be free whether you agree or not.”

“You want to ban @realDonaldTrump, fine you’re a private company, but @Twitter deleting the President’s account which highlights this admin & its history is wrong,” the former neurosurgeon said. “@Facebook & @instagram banning all images from the Capitol riot is a dangerous precedent to set. We aren’t in China.”

On Thursday, Facebook announced it would ban and remove photos and videos from the unrest at the U.S. Capitol building. The social network claims that photos and videos from the Capitol riots violate Facebook’s policy of “promotion of criminal activity.”

Even Mexico’s president condemned social media companies for censoring Trump.

“I don’t like anybody being censored or taking away from the right to post a message on Twitter or Face(book). I don’t agree with that, I don’t accept that,” President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said on Thursday after Trump’s social media accounts were suspended.

“How can you censor someone: ‘Let’s see, I, as the judge of the Holy Inquisition, will punish you because I think what you’re saying is harmful,'” López Obrador explained. “Where is the law, where is the regulation, what are the norms? This is an issue of government, this is not an issue for private companies.”

Conservatives on Twitter have been experiencing massive decreases in followers since Friday, many of which are calling it a “Twitter purge.” The dramatic loss of followers on Twitter could be a result of a crackdown on accounts that share QAnon content. The social media platform vowed to boot right-wing conspiracy theorists off the platform. Michael Flynn and Sidney Powell were removed from Twitter on Friday.

Follower losses could also be from Trump supporters quitting Twitter as a form of protest. Conservative commentators Rush Limbaugh, Mark Levin, and Dan Bongino all deleted their Twitter accounts this week after being fed up with the censorship by big tech.

Many conservatives have flocked to Parler, a social media app that markets itself as a free-speech alternative to Twitter. However, Parler was removed from Google’s app store on Friday and was being threatened with removal by Apple. The powerful app stores claimed that Parler had not done enough to combat violent speech on the social media app.

Some Republicans have criticized Twitter for stifling free speech, including Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio).

“What happened on Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol is as wrong as wrong can be,” Jordan tweeted. “But canceling conservative speech will not promote ‘unity and healing.’ It will only divide us further.”

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) warned how the social media “purge” was “profoundly dangerous.”

“Big Tech’s PURGE, censorship & abuse of power is absurd & profoundly dangerous. If you agree w/ Tech’s current biases (Iran, good; Trump, bad), ask yourself, what happens when you disagree? Why should a handful of Silicon Valley billionaires have a monopoly on political speech?” Cruz said.

Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz said, “Big tech tyranny is playing out before our very eyes.”

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Nikki Haley tells RNC Trump’s actions since election ‘will be judged harshly by history’

Former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley delivered harsh criticisms of President Donald Trump in a speech to the Republican National Committee on Thursday, telling the audience that her former boss’s actions since the election “will be judged harshly by history.”

What are the details?

“President Trump has not always chosen the right words,” Haley said in her address at the RNC’s winter meeting, according to Politico. “He was wrong with his words in Charlottesville, and I told him so at the time. He was badly wrong with his words yesterday. And it wasn’t just his words. His actions since Election Day will be judged harshly by history.”

The Washington Free Beacon reported that Haley also praised Trump for his foreign policy approach, saying, “President Trump was our first commander in chief to see China for what it really is—the greatest global threat facing America. He held China accountable for its unfair trade, its theft of our secrets, and its egregious human rights record. The United States now sees China with open eyes, and we have Donald Trump to thank for that.”

On the morning of her talk, Haley tweeted that “it would be a conversation about where we are, some hard truths, and where I believe we go from here.”

Haley, the former governor of South Carolina, has been floated as a possible 2024 Republican presidential contender, and has campaigned aggressively for GOP Senate candidates. Most recently, she stumped in Georgia for Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, who both lost to their respective Democratic challengers earlier this week—flipping the Senate blue.

Haley called the outcome “a major wake up call for the Republican Party and our country.”

Over the past 24 hours, President Trump has faced calls from within his own party to resign, after hosting a huge rally in Washington, D.C., that ended with the U.S. Capitol building falling under siege by his supporters in protest of the presidential election results.

As Congress prepared to certify the Electoral College votes in favor of President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday, a mob of hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the building. The rioters overwhelmed Capitol police and even breached the Senate chamber. One woman was fatally shot by an officer when she attempted to climb through a window into the House chamber. Three other protesters died reportedly from medical emergencies.

During the chaos, the president delivered a video message telling the protesters to go home in “peace,” while continuing to insist the the election was stolen.

Since the events on Wednesday, several Trump administration officials including two cabinet members have resigned.

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Nikki Haley bashes Twitter for flagging election tweet but allowing Iranian leader’s Holocaust denial

Nikki Haley challenged Twitter on Friday after the social media platform flagged one of her tweets regarding election fraud. The former United Nations ambassador demanded to know why her tweet was tagged with a warning label from Twitter, but there was no disclaimer whatsoever on a tweet from Iran’s leader doubting the Holocaust.

Haley posted a general warning about election fraud, while not citing the 2020 presidential election or any specific situation. The tweet in question included a link to “Stand for America,” Haley’s “advocacy group promoting public policies that strengthen America’s economy, culture, and national security.”

“Despite what the media tells us, election fraud does happen, and policies like ballot harvesting and mailing ballots to people who don’t request them makes it easier,” Haley tweeted. “That needs to stop.”

In less than two hours, Twitter slapped a warning label on Haley’s tweet that said, “This claim about election fraud is disputed.” The warning linked to a fact-checking website that said voter fraud was “incredibly rare.”

Haley fired off a tweet pointing out how her post was flagged by Twitter, but Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei can spread doubts about the Holocaust on Twitter without any fact-checking.

Haley included a screenshot of Khamenei’s tweet from October, where he said, “The next question to ask is: why is it a crime to raise doubts about the Holocaust? Why should anyone who writes about such doubts be imprisoned while insulting the Prophet (pbuh) is allowed?”

Haley took aim at Twitter by writing, “Wow. When Iran’s Ayatollah says the Holocaust didn’t happen, Twitter doesn’t say ‘this claim is disputed.’ When I say ballot harvesting makes election fraud easier Twitter says that’s disputed. Wonder why conservatives don’t trust big tech?”

Twitter claims that Haley’s tweet was flagged because it violated the company’s Civic Integrity Policy, which states, “You may not use Twitter’s services for the purpose of manipulating or interfering in elections or other civic processes.”

This isn’t the first time Haley has questioned Twitter for allowing the Ayatollah to post questionable ideas on the social media network, but has no issues in censoring conservatives.

During a hearing on anti-Semitism in July, a Twitter representative defended the social media company’s decision not to block tweets from Khamenei calling for genocide, while at the same time flagging tweets from President Donald Trump.

“What does this say when @Twitter censors @realDonaldTrump more than the Ayatollah? Social media needs to give conservatives the same rights as they give terrorist leaders.”

During a hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee last month, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) aggressively questioned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey regarding Khamenei’s Holocaust denial. Dorsey admitted that he considered Holocaust denial as “misleading information,” but Twitter doesn’t have a “policy against that type of misleading information.”

Khamenei has questioned if the Holocaust really happened in the past.

The website for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum published an article titled: “Holocaust Denial and Distortion from Iranian Government and Official Media Sources,” which includes 30 examples of Holocaust misinformation from Iran between 1998–2016, including several instances by Khamenei.

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Nikki Haley resigns from Boeing board, citing opposition to firm’s bailout request

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley stepped down from the board of aircraft manufacturer Boeing on Thursday, saying in her resignation letter that she “cannot in good faith support” the company’s pursuit of a taxpayer bailout amid the COVID-19 crisis.

What are the details?

“While I know cash is tight, that is equally true for numerous other industries and for millions of small businesses,” Haley wrote in a letter to the board. “I cannot support a move to lean on the federal government for a stimulus or bailout that prioritizes our company over others and relies on taxpayers to guarantee our financial position.”

Haley, the Republican former governor of South Carolina, added, “I have long held strong convictions that this is not the role of government.”

CNBC reported that earlier in the week, Boeing had announced “it is seeking $60 billion in government aid for itself and its massive supply chain because of the virus,” and noted that President Donald Trump stated this week, “We have to protect Boeing.”

Haley’s departure comes less than a year after she joined the aerospace giant’s board of directors. However, she noted in her letter that she has “had the pleasure of working with Boeing for almost ten years now,” saying she “came to know the quality of the company” when she was a governor.

Boeing responded to Haley’s resignation with a statement saying, “We appreciate her service on the board and wish her well,” Axios reported.

Anything else?

The Washington Post pointed out that “the aerospace industry was not mentioned in a massive economic stimulus bill introduced by Senate Republicans on Thursday.”

The newspaper also noted that “Boeing’s request for government help comes as global air traffic is expected to decline and airline customers plan to push off new orders of jets” amid widespread travel restrictions over the coronavirus pandemic.

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Conservative Hispanic college student — daughter of former GOP congressman — threatened with violence after blasting socialism

A conservative Hispanic college student penned an op-ed for the University of Chicago’s student newspaper Friday saying that after she expressed her anti-socialist beliefs as part of a school-related project, she received an “onslaught of online hate and threats of violence.”

The student in question, Evita Duffy, also happens to be the daughter of former Republican U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy and Rachel Campos-Duffy, a Fox News contributor and author, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.


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But in the wake of the fallout against her, Evita Duffy also has received support from some pretty big names for making her voice heard.

What’s the background?

Duffy, a sophomore at the prestigious school, noted that the college’s Institute of Politics asked her to participate in a digital initiative called “I Vote Because” in which students pose with a small white board stating their reasons for casting ballots. Her statement read, “I VOTE BECAUSE … the coronavirus won’t destroy America, but socialism will.”

What was the reaction?

Duffy wrote in her op-ed for the Chicago Maroon said she’s used to “being in the minority opinion” since she’s a “conservative Hispanic woman” on a “liberal college campus.”

“I am a proponent of free speech, and I hoped my white board message might even encourage a lively and robust debate on economics,” she added. “However, I was naïvely unprepared for the onslaught of online hate and threats of violence I received.

More from her op-ed:

Fellow students attacked my character, my intellect, my family, my appearance, and even threatened me with physical violence, using foul and offensive language. I was called a racist and a xenophobe. Some compared me to animals. Others declared that they would personally stop me from voting, and many defended the personal attacks, saying I deserved to be bullied and that I don’t belong at the University of Chicago on account of my beliefs. I was told by many that I was the most hated person on campus. It was frightening. It was also hurtful, since some of the attacks came from people I considered friends.after that post she received threatening messages on social media and from her classmates.

She also ripped college officials, saying it’s “not hard to imagine what sort of actions they would be taking if an LGBTQ+ or Muslim student faced similar threats or experienced this sort of intolerance on campus.”

In relation to the other part of her white board statement, Duffy noted that “as awful as the coronavirus is, killing a total of 12 people nationwide and over 3,000 globally, its number of victims pales in comparison to the tens of millions of people who have died at the hands of socialism and communism.”

Who else spoke up?

David Axelrod — the IOP’s founding director and confidant of former President Barack Obama — penned a statement Friday speaking against the “unacceptable harassment” Duffy endured. But Axelrod also said her “minimization” of the Coronavirus was “offensive to those who have loved one here and overseas who have been infected and whose lives have been disrupted — which may very quickly include all of us — in large ways and small.”

Still, Axelrod pointed to Duffy’s statement about socialism as the primary element that stirred anger, and that she was “entitled to express [her opinion] without the ugly and inappropriate online harassment that followed. We strongly condemn and deeply regret the threatening comments this student has received.”

Messages of support

Duffy’s op-ed caught the attention of a number of high-profile voices who offered their support and encouragement, including former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, former Republican presidential candidate and governor of Wisconsin Scott Walker, and cohost of “The View” Meghan McCain:

Anything else?

The day after Duffy’s op-ed was published, the Chicago Maroon ran a rebuttal from Darcy Kuang, a fellow student and deputy news editor, who called Duffy’s white board message “insensitive, offensive, and racist.”

“You treated an extremely traumatic event for Chinese people around the world as nothing but a way to weaponize your own political opinion, which you could have sufficiently expressed without any mentions of the outbreak,” Kuang wrote, adding that “you made Chinese students feel like our trauma is unrecognized and unimportant at this school. Your message suggests that our trauma is only worthy of being the backdrop of ‘important’ discussions like capitalism vs. socialism.”

But judging by some of the comments to Huang’s rebuttal, it doesn’t seem to have been received all that positively:

  • “Hey Genius, Coronavirus, does not just kill Chinese people…so you can crawl off the alter of victimhood and find another argument to whine about.”
  • “Connecting two newsworthy topics in the same sentence doesn’t trivialize or marginalize either one, and nothing about this statement is racist or xenophobic. In fact, it’s the very opposite of xenophobia. You trivialize real racism, which does still exist in this country, with your eagerness to be angry. What a bizarre and anti-intellectual reaction.”
  • “More examples of ‘feelings’ and needs for ‘safe spaces’ from the whining generation.”
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