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Politics Nikki Haley doesn't think Trump will be removed from office

10:05  09 november  2019
10:05  09 november  2019 Source:   cbsnews.com

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Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said she doesn ' t believe President Trump will be impeached and removed from office . She addressed the impeachment inquiry in an interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell on Thursday, calling impeachment "the death penalty" for a public

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Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said she doesn't believe President Trump will be impeached and removed from office. She addressed the impeachment inquiry in an interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell on Thursday, calling impeachment "the death penalty" for a public official.

"You're gonna impeach a president for asking for a favor that didn't happen and– and giving money and it wasn't withheld?" Haley said. "I don't know what you would impeach him on. And look, Norah, impeachment is, like, the death penalty for a public official."

Impeachment inquiry: How we got here and where we're going

  Impeachment inquiry: How we got here and where we're going How a phone call and a request for a favor moved the nation closer to the possibility of seeing a president impeachedThose words have now prompted deployment of the ultimate political weapon, an impeachment process enshrined in the Constitution as a means other than the ballot to remove a president from office.

"I do think its the right thing to do to remove him from office —I believe he is an imminent danger to this country and to our democracy but I was saying the political "They would nominate someone like [former UN ambassador] Nikki Haley who would be much more difficult for a Democrat to defeat.

Nikki R. Haley , the former ambassador to the United Nations, managed to leave the administration both on her own terms and on good terms with President Trump .Credit Ms. Haley at a United Nations Security Council meeting last year. She has been relatively removed from public life since leaving the

"When you look at the transcript, there's nothing in that transcript that warrants the death penalty for the president," she said, referring to a summary of a call President Trump had in July with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

O'Donnell responded: "To be clear, it was not a complete transcript. There are still things that are missing from it. And in it, he does say, 'I would like you to do us a favor,' though."

Mr. Trump is accused of urging Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden and his son Hunter, who worked for a Ukrainian natural gas company. But the White House has denied any quid pro quo with Ukraine.

"The Ukrainians never did the investigation," Haley said. "And the president released the funds. I mean, when you look at those, there's just nothing impeachable there. And more than that, I think the– the biggest thing that bothers me is the American people should decide this. Why [do] we have a bunch of people in Congress making this decision?"

Norah O'Donnell sitting on a chair in a room: 116162-0189bc.jpg© Gail Schulman 116162-0189bc.jpg

Watch O'Donnell's full interview with Haley on "CBS Sunday Morning," Sunday, November 10, 9 a.m. ET.

Read: William Taylor's opening statement at impeachment hearing .
Read: William Taylor's opening statement at impeachment hearing(Pictured) Donald Trump, accompanied by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaks on Oct. 23 in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, D.C.

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