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  • President Trump Overrules Deputy, Deflates U.N.’s Pro-Immigration Treaty

    12/04/2017 5:37:15 AM PST · by bobsunshine · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 3, 2017 | NEIL MUNRO
    President Donald Trump overruled objections by his United Nations ambassador when he directed the U.S. leave the “Global Compact on Migration” treaty, which is intended to promote mass-migration into countries regardless of national laws and voters’ preferences. U.N.. Ambassador Nikki Haley wanted the United States to stay in the pro-migration treaty which is being advanced by a multinational conference in Mexico on Monday, December 4. But according to Foreignpolicy.com, "White House chief of staff John Kelly, who previously led the Department of Homeland Security’s crackdown on illegal immigrants, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions strongly backed a pullout, according to diplomatic...
  • Nikki Haley tells United Nations: You're not the boss of U.S.

    11/02/2017 7:03:37 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 53 replies
    McClatchy ^ | 2 Nov 2017 | FRANCO ORDOÑEZ
    Ambassador Nikki Haley blasted the United Nations Wednesday in a defiant speech to the 193-member General Assembly before it adopted a resolution calling for an end to the U.S. economic embargo on Cuba. Haley called the long-standing debate “political theater.” “Let’s be honest about what we really see going on here,” Haley said. “This assembly does not have the power to end the U.S. embargo. It is based in U.S. law, which only the United States Congress can change.” The United States voted Wednesday against the U.N. resolution condemning the American trade embargo against Cuba after abstaining last year, during...
  • Trump Celebrates Diwali in White House to Ovation from Hindu Indians

    10/21/2017 6:38:26 AM PDT · by nwrep · 26 replies
    Youtube ^ | October 19, 2017 | nwrep
    Watch towards the end as the visitors tell him that he is doing a great job and they are proud of him.
  • UN elects Congo to Human Rights Council despite abuses

    10/16/2017 3:26:35 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 16, 2017 5:07 PM EDT | Edith M. Lederer
    The United States and human rights groups sharply criticized Monday’s U.N. election for 15 new members of the Human Rights Council, singling out conflict-torn Congo’s victory despite accusations of serious rights abuses and an investigation by the U.N.’s top human rights body. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley called the election “yet another example of why the Human Rights Council lacks credibility and must be reformed in order to be saved.” Haley previously dangled the possibility that the United States could quit the council during a visit to its Geneva headquarters in June, when she lambasted the 47-nation body as a “forum...
  • IAEA chief calls for clarity on disputed section of Iran nuclear deal

    09/26/2017 10:30:38 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 26, 2017 12:21 PM | François Murphy
    The U.N. nuclear watchdog’s chief urged major powers on Tuesday to clarify a part of their nuclear deal with Iran dealing with technology that could be used to develop an atom bomb, an area Russia said the agency should leave alone. The 2015 pact between six major powers and Iran restricts its nuclear activities in exchange for the lifting of sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Compliance with those curbs is being verified by the International Atomic Energy Agency. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano has defended the deal as a major step forward while declining to comment specifically on criticism of...
  • LIVE: President Participates in the Reforming the UN (9:50 AM - Trump's first appearance at UN)

    09/18/2017 5:31:44 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 55 replies
    Youtube ^ | LIVE at 9:50 AM ET
    President Participates in the Reforming the UN: Management, Security, and Development Meeting
  • Haley: North Korea ‘will be destroyed’ if keeps up reckless conduct

    09/17/2017 7:28:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 66 replies
    Long Island Newsday ^ | September 17, 2017 | Emily Ngo and David M. Schwartz
    Trump administration officials on Sunday reiterated the United States’ readiness to exercise military options if North Korea keeps up its provocative behavior, speaking after the rogue nation fired another missile over Japan and as world leaders convene for the United Nations General Assembly. But they stressed that they are still seeking to bring the regime of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the negotiating table. “We all know that basically if North Korea keeps on with this reckless behavior, if the United States has to defend itself or defend its allies in any way, North Korea will be destroyed,”...
  • Nikki Haley: Kim Jong-un is ‘begging for war’; U.N. diplomats call for more sanctions

    09/04/2017 3:17:46 PM PDT · by TBP · 10 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Monday, September 4, 2017 | By Jennifer Peltz and Maria Sanminiatelli
    North Korea’s leader is “begging for war,” the U.S. ambassador said Monday at an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council, as members called for punishing the country with even stronger sanctions for its powerful nuclear test. Ambassador Nikki Haley said the U.S. would look at countries doing business with the North and planned to circulate a resolution this week with the goal of getting it approved Sept. 11. “Enough is enough. War is never something the United States wants. We don’t want it now. But our country’s patience is not unlimited,” Haley said. “The United States will look at...
  • Iran Slaps Down Haley: No One Sees Military Sites Without Ayatollah’s Permission

    08/28/2017 7:16:06 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 28, 2017 | 4:23 AM EDT | Patrick Goodenough
    Two years after the Obama administration contended that the nuclear deal it reached with Iran had opened the door to international inspection of military sites, a senior military adviser to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei declared Sunday that it does not. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) “allows no inspection of Iran’s military sites,” the Mehr news agency cited Maj. Gen. Hassan Firouzabadi as saying. “No foreign and domestic official and not even unauthorized officials of the Iranian Armed Forces are allowed to inspect Iran’s military sites without Ayatollah Khamenei's permission.” Firouzabadi was reacting to questions raised by U.S....
  • Haley says climate change ‘is real,’ administration will accept scientists’ report

    08/08/2017 3:36:32 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 77 replies
    The State (Columbia SC) ^ | August 08, 2017 10:41 AM | Bristow Marchant
    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Tuesday that she sees no reason the Trump administration wouldn’t accept the results of a new federal report on the effects of climate change. “I haven’t seen the report, but I don’t see any reason why they wouldn’t,” the former S.C. governor told the “Today Show” Tuesday morning. While President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate accord earlier this year, Haley said the country remains committed to combating the warming climate. “Just because we pulled out of the Paris accord doesn’t mean we don’t believe in climate...
  • Nikki Haley is the finest US ambassador to the UN in over 50 years

    08/07/2017 2:12:03 PM PDT · by BurgessKoch · 66 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | August 7, 2017 | Tom Rogan
    When, in November 2016, Nikki Haley was nominated U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Professor Charles Tiefer of the University of Baltimore reacted with outrage. "No one in the United Nations," Tiefer said, "will think that Haley is someone to talk to who will be either knowledgeable or close to the president." Tiefer must feel a bit stupid right now.
  • Nikki Haley requests emergency UN Security Council meeting on North Korea

    07/04/2017 5:34:36 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 20 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 7/4/17 | Caitlin Yilek
    Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has requested an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council after North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile. The closed-door meeting of the 15-member council likely would be held Wednesday, according to reports. Haley sarcastically thanked North Korea in a tweet on Tuesday for filling up her Fourth of July with meetings. Spending my 4th in meetings all day. #ThanksNorthKorea— Nikki Haley (@nikkihaley) July 4, 2017
  • ENOUGH IS ENOUGH’: U.N. Ambassador Haley Withdraws America’s $500,000,000

    07/01/2017 7:09:16 PM PDT · by Baynative · 208 replies
    OCD ^ | 6/3017/ | William Chase
    Liberals around the world should have figured out by now that President Trump isn’t bluffing when he threatens action. When the administration reported that it was going to hold the U.N. accountable for their duplicity and reprehensible anti-Israel agenda, no one believed it.
  • UN and EU praise Iran over nuclear deal but US is critical

    06/29/2017 9:44:48 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 29, 2017 7:43 PM EDT | Edith M. Lederer
    The United Nations and the European Union praised Iran on Thursday for implementing the landmark nuclear deal with six major powers, but U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley accused Tehran of “destructive and destabilizing” actions from ballistic missile launches to arms smuggling. The speeches at a Security Council meeting on implementation of a U.N. resolution endorsing the July 2015 nuclear agreement showed the deep division over Iran between the five major powers who view the deal as a major achievement and the Trump administration, which is reviewing it. President Donald Trump, congressional Republicans and Israel have assailed the agreement as a windfall...
  • Nikki Haley Booed For Attending Gay Pride Parade (Misleading Headline)

    06/28/2017 8:21:36 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 47 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 6/26/17 | Jack Crowe
    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (U.N.) Nikki Haley was booed while attending the New York City Pride March with her teenage son Sunday afternoon. We,incl my son, were booed by patrons saying hateful things as we left lunch @ Pride Parade.Our country is better than this. #HateNeverWins — Nikki Haley (@nikkihaley) June 25, 2017 Haley did not specify what establishment she was leaving or exactly what hateful things were said. Haley, who has been one of the more vocal officials within the Trump administration, has drawn criticism from the LGBT community over the position she adopted on gay marriage...
  • Haley: Russia and Iran to share blame for any chemical attacks by Assad

    06/26/2017 11:03:38 PM PDT · by Spiridon · 35 replies
    debka.com ^ | 6/27/2017 | DEBKAfile
    The US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley declared on Twitter that any chemical weapons attack by Bashar Assad's Syrian government on his own citizens "will be blamed on Assad but also on Russia and Iran who support him killing his own people." Haley's tweet ended with the words: "Stay tuned for more tomorrow." It followed a White House warning that Assad would pay a heavy price if he again resorted to chemical weapons against his own people. The US military believes the preparations are similar to those made before the April 4 chemical weapons attack......
  • Optometrists Feel Threatened By Technology, So Guess What Do They Do

    06/13/2017 10:07:49 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 64 replies
    Forbes ^ | June 13, 2017 | George Leef
    One of the many holes in the “social contract” theory of government is that the power of the state is so often harnessed by interest groups to protect themselves against competition. Nobody ever agreed to that, but it happens all the time, inflicting losses on the consuming public. A recent instance of this is the aggressive lobbying campaign being waged by the American Optometric Association (AOA) against innovations that now make it possible for Americans to get accurate eye exams and lens prescriptions over the Internet. By using such innovations, millions of Americans who need vision correction could save substantial...
  • Security Council Diplomats to Have Lunch With Trump

    04/23/2017 1:21:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The New York Times ^ | April 23, 2017 | Somini Sengupta
    UNITED NATIONS — President Trump, who recently had Ted Nugent, Sarah Palin and Kid Rock over for a White House dinner, is planning to host 14 diplomats from around the world for lunch on Monday. The diplomats are members of the powerful United Nations Security Council, an eclectic mix of America’s friends and rivals, and plenty of skeptics. Their guide to the White House is Mr. Trump’s outspoken envoy, Nikki R. Haley. Halibut is on the menu, and a cheese soufflé, which one Council diplomat hoped would not be the most substantial part of the White House visit. As of...
  • The Dark Side of Hillary Clinton’s Electoral Rationalizations

    04/11/2017 2:44:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The National Review ^ | April 10, 2017 | David French
    Democrats’ post-election autopsy boils down to a battle between ideas and identities. At this point, it’s safe to say that Nimrata Randhawa has a far, far better chance to be the first female president of the United States than Hillary Clinton. But here’s the question: When or if Nimrata (she goes by “Nikki”) — a conservative, Indian-American daughter of immigrants who married Michael Haley, became governor of South Carolina, and is now the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations — wins a presidential election, will Hillary’s friends and supporters hail Haley’s ascension to the White House as a tremendous achievement...
  • Haley forces Bolivia to defend Assad 'atrocities' in 'public view' at UN session

    04/07/2017 2:36:40 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 90 replies
    Fox News. com ^ | April 7, 2017 | Adam Shaw
    U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley forced Bolivia to "defend the atrocities of the Syrian regime" in "full public view" on Friday, after the country's ambassador requested a closed session to discuss President Trump's strikes in Syria. Trump ordered the missile strikes in response to a chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar Assad Tuesday which killed dozens in northern Syria. Haley revealed the Bolivian ambassador's request for a private emergency session of the U.N. Security Council in a written statement Friday morning. She countered: "The United States, as president of the Council this month, decided the session would...