Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley this week is expected to transfer nearer to launching a presidential bid, in accordance to three sources acquainted with the rollout, setting the stage for a mid-February announcement that may make her former President Donald Trump’s first GOP main opponent for 2024.
Haley, who was ambassador to the U.N. for 2 years within the Trump administration, will invite supporters to a particular occasion Feb. 15 in South Carolina, two of the sources mentioned, noting that the invitation might exit as quickly as Wednesday.
The Submit and Courier of Charleston first reported Haley’s plans.
Haley teased a possible presidential bid this month, saying in an interview on Fox Information: “Sure, we want to go in a brand new route. And might I be that chief? Sure, I feel I will be that chief.”
Trump, who introduced a 3rd presidential bid in November, kicked off his marketing campaign with stops in New Hampshire and Haley’s dwelling state, South Carolina, over the weekend.