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Haley, DeSantis Make Their Cases for Trump

'You don't have to agree with Trump 100% of the time to vote for him,' says Haley

(Newser) - Some big names defeated by Donald Trump as he rolled to the GOP nomination took the stage at the GOP convention Tuesday night to back him.
  • Nikki Haley: "You don't have to agree with Trump 100% of the time to vote for him," the former UN ambassador

What to Expect at the GOP Convention
What to Expect
at the GOP Convention

What to Expect at the GOP Convention

Four nights of speakers begins Monday

(Newser) - With the exception of beefed-up security, the Republican National Convention will go on as planned starting Monday in Milwaukee. The convention is to culminate Thursday with a speech by Donald Trump accepting the nomination. What to expect:
  • Monday: The day's theme is "Make America Wealthy Again," with

Nikki Haley Went From Uninvited to RNC Speaker

She's now slated to give a speech on Tuesday

(Newser) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis isn't the only late addition to the slate of speakers at this week's Republican National Convention in Milwaukee. Days after a rep for Nikki Haley told USA Today the former South Carolina governor wasn't invited to the convention, an about-face: She's now...

Late Addition to RNC Speakers Schedule: Ron DeSantis

Former Trump rival will speak at next week's convention following 'change in schedule'

(Newser) - The former rival Donald Trump frequently disparaged as "Ron DeSanctimonious" will be giving a speech at the Republican National Convention. As NBC News reports, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis—heretofore assigned no role—has been given a speaker slot at the Milwaukee convention kicking off next week. More:
  • From an

Nikki Haley Releases Delegates
Nikki Haley
Releases Her

Nikki Haley Releases Her Delegates

Urges them to support Donald Trump

(Newser) - Ahead of the Republican National Convention next week in Milwaukee, Nikki Haley has released the 97 delegates she secured from 12 states during the primaries. "The nominating convention is a time for Republican unity," the former South Carolina governor says in a statement. "I encourage my delegates...

Trump Hints at Role for Haley in Future Administration

Ice seems to be thawing as ex-president says, 'I think she's going to be on our team'

(Newser) - Nikki Haley announced on Wednesday that, despite their differences, she'd be voting for Donald Trump in November. It's not entirely clear if the two have completely buried the hatchet, but the former president cracked that door open a little more after a rally on Thursday afternoon in the...

Trump Throws Cold Water on Haley-for-VP Report
It Won't Be Haley, Trump Says

It Won't Be Haley, Trump Says

But GOP candidate wishes vanquished rival, who's still pulling votes, well

(Newser) - For a moment, it appeared Nikki Haley had a shot at joining the Republican 2024 ticket. Axios reported as much on Friday. But Donald Trump ended that storyline with a Truth Social post the next day, USA Today reports. "Nikki Haley is not under consideration for the VP slot,...

Nikki Haley Took Almost 22% of the Vote in Indiana

Trump's last GOP rival dropped out more than 2 months ago

(Newser) - Nikki Haley had another relatively strong showing in a Republican primary Tuesday, despite having dropped out of the race more than two months ago. According to DecisionDeskHQ , she had 21.7% of the vote with more than 99% of votes counted, with Donald Trump, who has already clinched the nomination,...

Christie Is a Maybe on Third-Party Bid

Christie Makes
Decision on
Third-Party Bid

Christie Makes Decision on Third-Party Bid

Former GOP presidential candidate's thumb's down may leave No Labels in a pinch

(Newser) - Despite "encouragement" to run for president as a third-party candidate, Chris Christie says no go. The former New Jersey governor said Wednesday he will not run on No Labels' proposed ticket amid obstacles including "significant ballot access and litigation expenses ... and the risk of drawing votes away from...

Haley Is Done for 2024, but It Wasn't a Waste
Haley 'Did a
Public Service'
by Running

Haley 'Did a Public Service' by Running

'Wall Street Journal' editorial board says her strong performance could set her up well for a 2028 run

(Newser) - Now that Nikki Haley has pulled out of the 2024 race, the pundits are analyzing whether she should've ever run in the first place. According to the editorial board at the Wall Street Journal , the answer seems to be a solid "yes." In an op-ed looking back...

Nikki Haley Exits but Doesn't Endorse Trump

She urges him to 'earn' the votes of her supporters: 'This is now his time for choosing'

(Newser) - Vermont wasn't enough on Super Tuesday. Nikki Haley confirmed her exit from the 2024 race on Wednesday with a brief speech in Charleston, South Carolina. Notably, she didn't endorse Donald Trump in her remarks, but she urged him to embrace the more moderate voters who backed her campaign:...

What to Know Heading Into Super Tuesday
What to Watch
on This Super Tuesday
the rundown

What to Watch on This Super Tuesday

Huge portion of delegates up for grabs as 15 states, one territory vote

(Newser) - Another Super Tuesday is upon us. Fifteen states and one US territory vote on this, the biggest voting day of the 2024 presidential primary season, and while the overall picture of what's to come is fairly predictable—President Biden and former President Trump will most likely continue what appears...

Nikki Haley Wins Her First Primary Contest

She defeats Donald Trump in Washington, DC, as expected

(Newser) - Nikki Haley has won her first primary contest of the 2024 election, defeating Donald Trump in Washington, DC, the AP reports. The victory wasn't a surprise and isn't expected to have much of an effect on the GOP race, per the Washington Post . Still, her victory at least...

Nikki Haley's Magic Number Might Be Five

Nikki Haley's
Magic Number:

Nikki Haley's Magic Number: Five?

Politico analysis: If she wins 5 states, she gets some clout at the GOP convention

(Newser) - So why is Nikki Haley still in the race? In an analysis at Politico Magazine , Henry Olsen suggests it's because she knows she can exploit one key rule of the Republican convention. If she wins a plurality in at least five states, she can have her name placed into...

For Biden and Trump, 'Serious Concerns' Out of Michigan

Both see a sizable chunk of voters withholding support

(Newser) - President Biden and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump cruised to lopsided victories in Michigan primaries on Tuesday, but "a glance under the hood of the results reveals serious concerns for both campaigns," per CNN . For Biden, it's a sizable group of Democrats protesting his administration's support...

'Defiant' Haley: Pick Trump and 'We're All Going to Go Down'

As Tuesday's Michigan primary kicks off, Trump's main GOP foe isn't backing down

(Newser) - Nikki Haley may have lost a major donor , but the Republican presidential candidate is heading into Michigan's primary on Tuesday "defiant," even in the face of a "blowout loss" to former President Trump, per the Wall Street Journal . Haley tells the paper she's continuing her...

Koch Network Delivers Bad News to Nikki Haley

Will halt spending on her campaign, though it still endorses her

(Newser) - A big Nikki Haley donor is halting spending on her presidential campaign. Americans For Prosperity Action, the political arm of the conservative group Americans for Prosperity that is backed by billionaire Charles Koch, announced the move following Haley's Saturday loss to former President Trump in the South Carolina GOP...

3 Points From Trump's Fox News Town Hall

Former POTUS once again compares his legal issues to Navalny's death

(Newser) - Donald Trump again made a comparison between his own legal troubles and the imprisonment and death of Alexei Navalny, doubling down on comments he made shortly after the Russian dissident died while jailed in a remote arctic prison. "Navalny is a very sad situation and he's very brave,...

Poll: It's All Over in South Carolina but the Voting

Trump has huge lead over Nikki Haley, as she insists she's staying in the race no matter what

(Newser) - South Carolina elected Nikki Haley governor two times, but a new poll suggests that Republican voters are not inclined to send her to the White House. Haley faces former President Trump in the Republican primary in her home state on Saturday, where she had hoped to save face after poor...

Nevada Caucuses Go Exactly as Expected

Trump won them, as well as the US Virgin Islands

(Newser) - As expected, Donald Trump won Nevada's Republican presidential caucuses Thursday after he was the only major candidate to compete, the AP reports. Nikki Haley skipped the caucuses, the only contest in Nevada that counts toward the GOP nomination. Haley cited what she considered an unfair process favoring Trump and...

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