UN Ambassador Haley Resigning

Nikki Haley is resigning as ambassador to the United Nations. Haley and President Trump announced on Tuesday that she would hang it up at the end of the year after about two years on the job. While the announcement surprised many in The Swamp—including senior White House staffers—Trump and Haley had agreed about six months ago that she would step down at the end of the year.

—QUOTABLE: “She’s done a fantastic job and we’ve done a fantastic job together,” Mr. Trump said. “We’re all happy for you in one way, but we hate to lose you.” -Trump

—QUOTABLE: “I think you have to be selfless enough to know when you step aside and allow someone else to do the job.” -Haley