Nikki Haley, a contender in the South Carolina primary, takes a stand against former President Donald Trump's disrespectful comments about her husband's military service. Haley's husband, Maj. Michael Haley, is currently deployed overseas.
“He's never been near anybody in the military. ... The only harm that's ever come Donald Trump's way is if a golf ball might hit him while he's in a golf cart.” Nikki Haley said before the audience. “[Trump] doesn't know what it's like to sleep on the floor.”
Haley Questions Trump's Fitness for Office
In a bold move, Nikki Haley, former South Carolina governor, and UN ambassador, challenged Donald Trump's qualifications for the presidency, citing his disrespectful remarks about her husband's deployment. She emphasized the nation's desire to avoid a rematch between President Biden and Trump in the upcoming elections.
Haley released an ad attacking Trump for his past comments about veterans, particularly his remarks about her husband. The ad highlights Trump's alleged comments, as reported by his former chief of staff, John Kelly, in which Trump reportedly called fallen soldiers "losers" and "suckers."
Haley Defends Military Service and Honors Sacrifice
Nikki Haley vehemently criticized Trump's lack of military experience and history of derogatory comments towards the military. She called his comments "disgusting," "awful," and "unhinged" and emphasized the importance of respecting the military. Haley's campaign leveraged Trump's remarks to fundraise and released a digital ad showcasing his history of disparaging remarks towards the military.
Nikki Haley, a prominent Republican presidential candidate, has criticized former President Donald Trump's comments about her husband's military deployment. Haley called the remarks "completely unhinged" and emphasized Trump's lack of military experience and understanding of the hardships faced by military personnel.
Haley's criticism comes as she seeks to build momentum in South Carolina, aiming to set herself apart from Trump, who has already won other pivotal 2024 contests. By taking a stand against Trump's disrespectful comments, Haley positions herself as a strong advocate for military personnel and their families.