SHOCKING: Nikki Haley Backstabs Trump

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In a recent statement, Nikki Haley, the former United Nations Ambassador, expressed her concerns regarding the federal charges brought against former President Trump in connection with mishandling classified documents. Haley criticized both the FBI and the Department of Justice, aligning herself with other Republicans who believe that Trump is being treated unfairly.

During an interview on Fox News, Haley emphasized two points. Firstly, she stated that the DOJ and FBI have lost credibility with the American people, and simply removing senior management will not be sufficient to address this issue. According to her, a complete overhaul is necessary. Secondly, she acknowledged that if the allegations in the indictment are true, then President Trump demonstrated a high level of recklessness with regards to national security.

Haley specifically denounced the possession of classified documents that disclosed sensitive information about U.S. military operations. The indictment accuses Trump of having classified information at Mar-a-Lago that pertained to the nation’s nuclear programs, defense capabilities, and weapons systems, as well as those of other countries. As a military spouse whose husband is about to deploy, Haley expressed her concern that such actions put the lives of military personnel at risk and exacerbate national security challenges.

Haley’s remarks were made following Trump’s federal indictment on 37 counts related to the mishandling of classified documents found at his Mar-a-Lago residence. Trump is scheduled to appear in federal court in Miami on Tuesday afternoon.

It is worth noting that Haley’s comments reflect a shift in tone compared to previous statements by GOP contenders for the 2024 election, who criticized Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg (D) over the investigation and largely defended Trump. While the investigations differ in scope, some Republicans, including former Trump administration officials, consider the charges troubling if proven true.

Former Attorney General Bill Barr, speaking on “Fox News Sunday,” expressed similar concerns, stating that if even half of the allegations are true, Trump would face significant consequences. Barr dismissed the notion of Trump being a victim of a witch hunt, emphasizing the damning details presented in the indictment.