Trump says he'll name Haley successor in 'next 2 or 3 weeks'

Nikki Haley resigns as US ambassador to the United Nations

'Hopefully you'll be coming back at some point, ' Trump said, perhaps in a different capacity.

(AAP) President Donald Trump addresses the media as he arrives with Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the UN, during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Though she has ruled out challenging Donald Trump in 2020, we have not heard the last of Nikki Haley.

Unlike some officials, Ms. Haley didn't present herself as someone who was reining in Mr. Trump like a chaperone.

In the days leading up to Haley's sudden and surprising resignation Tuesday, senior White House officials reached out to Powell about replacing possibly taking the role, according to three people with direct knowledge of the matter. "It has nothing to do with nepotism".

"How you feel about Ivanka?" he asked reporters.

"Now, the United States is respected", Haley told reporters at the White House.

"It is an honor to serve in the White House alongside so many great colleagues and I know that the president will nominate a formidable replacement for Ambassador Haley", Ivanka said on Twitter. Will it be President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, or her husband Jared Kushner? She is expected to leave at the end of the year. But the Egyptian-American with worldwide experience and fluency in Arabic was quickly tapped for the national security team.

"Look at what has happened in two years with the United States on foreign policy". And she has cast herself as someone who can sway her mercurial boss on issues like Russian Federation sanctions, refugee resettlement and the value of the United Nations itself.

Republican South Carolina Sen. Then he'll run her as VP in 2020. A recent survey by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center showed public opinion toward the United States has plummeted in many countries since Trump took office. She returned to Goldman Sachs, where she worked for more than a decade, earlier this year. But Trump repeatedly has brushed off his White House's and administration's historically high turnover rate.

Sanford, who served as the governor of SC before Haley, also said that he believes it's possible that Haley might be part of a political shake-up that includes Lindsey Graham taking over Jeff Sessions' role as attorney general, saying "those dots connect".

Her departure is the latest in a long list of senior staff members to leave the Trump administration, including former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who was sacked in March. The president heaped praise on her, saying she brought glamour and importance to the position.

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