Former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley on Thursday accused Trump administration alumnus Mike Pompeo of “using lies and gossip to sell” his upcoming memoir.
Haley’s remarks came after Fox News’ Brett Byer asked her to respond to the former secretary of state’s allegations made in her soon-to-be-published memoir. I won’t give up even one stepHaley coveted the Vice President and actively conspired with Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump to steal the position from Mike Pence.
“Best [White House Chief of Staff John] Kelly could tell them [Kushner and Ivanka] I was presenting a possible “Haley for Vice President” option. I cannot confirm this, but [Kelly] He was certainly played and he wasn’t happy about it. Clearly, this visit did not reflect the efforts of the team and undermined our work for America,” Pompeo said. Guardian.
Hailey dismissed the allegations Thursday night, noting that Trump’s Vice President Mike Pence was a friend.
“Why did he [Pompeo] But that’s exactly why I’ve stayed out of DC as much as possible to get away from the drama,” Haley told Fox News’ Brett Byer.
The publication of Pompeo’s book is imminent, following Mike Pence’s memoir. help godpublished in November 2022.
Pompeo’s jab against Haley comes as speculation swirls over the makeup of the Republican field for 2024, which no one has yet entered except Donald Trump, who announced in November 2022. to the race.
“I think a younger generation needs to come in and step up and really start solving problems…can I be that leader? Yes, I think I can be that leader,” said Haley. I teased it in an interview with Fox.
another pre-publication copy of the book obtained by semaphore Pompeo and Trump revealed they had a tense exchange early in the pandemic in March 2020. At the time, Trump was caught dealing with the woes of America’s supply chain, making America dependent on Chinese healthcare products.
The former president reportedly told Pompeo to “keep quiet for a while” about China’s role in mishandling the pandemic.
“Please stop, for God’s sake!” Trump reportedly told Pompeo.
During this time, Trump even praised the Chinese Communist Party’s handling of the pandemic.
“China has worked hard to contain the novel coronavirus. The United States appreciates their efforts and transparency. I would like to thank you!” Trump murmured At the time.