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Politics 'No truth whatsoever': Nikki Haley denies rumors that she’s gunning for Pence's position

01:00  13 november  2019
01:00  13 november  2019 Source:   washingtonexaminer.com

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Nikki Haley dismissed rumors that her book tour is a thinly veiled vice-presidential bid to replace Mike Pence on President Trump’s 2020 ticket.

Nikki Haley, Mike Pence standing next to a person in a suit and tie© Provided by MediaDC: Washington Newspaper Publishing Company, Inc.

On Tuesday, former Republican strategist Steve Schmidt suggested that Haley had written her book as an attempt to bump Pence from his position. During an interview on Fox News, Haley denied that she was seeking the vice presidency and said that Pence and Trump make a “solid” ticket.

“I will tell you, it’s amazing how this vice president stuff still keeps coming up,” Haley said. “The vice president and the president are a great ticket together. They’re solid. Solid enough that they’re going to win together.”

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Trump has long been rumored to wish to replace Vice President Mike Pence with Haley on the ticket. Combine all that with the rumors that occasionally bubble up in the papers about Trump fretting that women voters are going to bury him next year if he doesn’t diversify the ticket and the VP

Asked about rumors she was gunning to be secretary of state or was maneuvering to push out Rex Tillerson, she responded: 'There’ s gonna be chatter HAPPY WHERE I AM: US Vice President Mike Pence (R) and Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley attend a meeting of the UN Security

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She claimed there is “no truth whatsoever” that she is trying to nudge Pence out of the door. She added, “I think Mike is great for the job and I think that he’s the right partner for the president.”

Haley has addressed this issue before. In August, she took to Twitter to say that her and Pence were friends and he had her “complete support” to remain on the ticket.

Haley, 47, was a Trump critic throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, but she warmed up to the president while acting as his United Nations ambassador at the beginning of his presidency.

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