Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley called President Trump “very disappointing” since his November election loss — and said he’ll be “judged harshly by history.”
But Haley, speaking at a Republican National Committee dinner in Florida Thursday, softened her remarks by adding that the outgoing commander-in-chief also made some “truly extraordinary gains” while in the White House.
“President Trump has not always chosen the right words,” Haley said, according to Fox News.
“He was wrong with his words in Charlottesville, and I told him so at the time,” she said. “He was badly wrong with his words yesterday,” when Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol.
“And it wasn’t just his words,” Haley said. “His actions since Election Day will be judged harshly by history.”
Haley, a former South Carolina governor, was appointed UN ambassador in 2017, and remained in the post until two years ago.
Since leaving office, she has urged President-elect Joe Biden to follow Trump’s lead in maintaining