Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, reportedly noted in her upcoming book that former Chief of Staff John Kelly and former Secretary of State Ray Tillerson tried to recruit her to become part of the resistance against President Trump. That’s an action which I would characterize as treason. Both told Haley that they were doing this out of patriotism. I wonder if Benedict Arnold and Judas Iscariot said the same thing.
It became obvious that both were joined at the hip to Democrats in opposing a duly elected president charged with running the country long before Trump fired the both of them, along with H.R. McMaster. The question I have is, did Nikki Haley go to President Trump and tell him of the coup attempt within his own administration? And were Kelly, McMaster, and Tillerson the ones who Rosenstein said would be open for invoking the 25th Amendment?
Haley said she could not believe what she was hearing from Kelly and Tillerson, the detail of which she recounted in her new book. Tillerson refused to comment to the WaPo on the matter, but Kelly claims that if providing the president “with the best and most open, legal and ethical staffing advice from across the [government] so he could make an informed decision is ‘working against Trump,’ then guilty as charged.”
Haley made waves earlier this weekend when she criticized efforts to oust the president for asking Ukraine’s president to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden’s son. Impeachment is the “death penalty for a public official,” she said in an interview with “CBS Sunday Morning.”
“You’re going to impeach a president for asking for a favor that didn’t happen, and giving money, and it wasn’t withheld?” Haley asked rhetorically in the CBS interview, which aired Sunday. “I don’t know what you would impeach him on.”
She added: “When you look at the transcript, there’s nothing in that transcript that warrants the death penalty for the president.”