U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has resigned from her role in the Trump administration, according to multiple reports.
Axios, citing two people familiar with the matter, reported on Tuesday that President Trump accepted Haley’s resignation, but that it was unclear when she would depart.
CNN and The New York Times are also reporting her resignation.
Haley told her staff on Tuesday that the planned to resign, according to NBC News.
Haley, the former Republican governor of South Carolina, joined the administration in 2017 just four days after Trump officially took office. She had reportedly discussed leaving her position last week with Trump at the White House.
“Big announcement with my friend Ambassador Nikki Haley in the Oval Office at 10:30am,” Trump tweeted.
Big announcement with my friend Ambassador Nikki Haley in the Oval Office at 10:30am.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 9, 2018
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced on Twitter shortly after the reports surfaced that Trump and Haley would meet in the Oval Office on Tuesday morning.
President Trump and Ambassador Nikki Haley will meet in the Oval Office at 10:30am this morning. This event will be open to the pool.
— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) October 9, 2018
(Source: The Hill)