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Nikki Haley’s 2024 Campaign speech today: Full transcript

  Nikki Haley Former South Carolina Governor and United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley has officially announced her bid for the 2024 United States presidential race. Haley, a rising star in the Republican Party, made the announcement on Wednesday, February 15 in her hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. Here is the full transcript of Haley's speech today: Thank you! It’s a great day in South Carolina!   Thank you all for being here.    I’m so glad to be with the people I love, in the state I love, to talk about saving the country I love.   I have always had a deep belief in America.   But I know America is better than all the division and distractions we have today.   And I’m confident the American people agree…   We’re ready… ready to move past the stale ideas and faded names of the past…   And we are more than ready for a new generation to lead us into the future!   I come here today with a vision of that future.   I see a strong America – full of opportunity, that lifts up eve

Nikki Haley will launch her 2024 presidential bid in Charleston on Feb. 15, taking on Donald Trump

  Nikki Haley Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will formally launch her 2024 presidential run on February 15, becoming the first Republican to jump into the field to challenge former President Donald Trump, according to multiple sources familiar with her plans. Haley has teased her presidential run for weeks, including a tweeted video in which she said: "It's time for a new generation to lead." Aides are putting together a Feb. 15 announcement event in Charleston, South Carolina, according to three sources familiar with her plans who spoke to USA TODAY on condition of anonymity. If Haley prevails in the primaries, she would be the Republican Party's first female and first South Asian presidential nominee. She would also be the first woman of color to win the presidential nomination for a major party. FAQs 1. Who is Nikki Haley? Nikki Haley is an American politician, diplomat, and businesswoman. She served as the 116th Governor of South Carolina from 2011 t

Kamala Harris Live at South Carolina State University's Fall Convocation in Orangeburg, SC

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr US Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to visit SC State in Orangeburg to talk to graduates. Today, Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to the Midlands. She is visiting South Carolina State University. This comes less than one year after President Joe Biden spoke to the school's fall 2021. According to the university, it welcomed its largest freshman class in 15 years this fall. Vice President Kamala Harris is expected to speak about the importance of voting and other topics affecting young people. As HBCU alums, students are hoping VP Kamala Harris will acknowledge this personal connection to the student body. The full convocation will be held at the Smith Hammond Middleton Memorial Center at 1pm for Street Squad Orangeburg. On the other hand, President Biden is set to deliver a speech on the  DISCLOSE Act at the White House today. President Biden gave the commencement address at the Orangeburg school last Decembe