Donald Trump denies rumors and says Nikki Haley will not be vice president

Donald Trump denies rumors and says Nikki Haley will not be vice president

Former President Donald Trump, once again nominated for the White House, confirmed on Saturday that his former Republican rival, Nikki Haley, is not among the people he is considering for the position of vice president.

Speculation abounds about who the seventy-year-old candidate will nominate for vice president in the presidential elections in November against Democrat Joe Biden. Among the most frequently mentioned names: Senators Tim Scott, J.D. Vance, and New York elected official Elise Stefanik. But some rumors also mentioned the name of Nikki Haley, his latest challenger in the Republican primary.

“She's not the person I imagine.”

“Nikki Haley is not one of the people I am considering for vice president,” the Republican candidate said on his social media site, cutting off speculation. “But I wish him all the happiness in the world!” “, he added.

The choice of Nikki Haley, the former US ambassador to the United Nations, whom Donald Trump has long called a “birdbrain,” could have been surprising. But the former South Carolina governor is popular with moderate Republican voters and independents, votes that Joe Biden may take away from Donald Trump.

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