US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday shot again at a blockbuster new e book that claims West Wing staffers fear about President Trump’s mind and health for workplace, saying she’s by no means heard anybody query his “stability.”
“I do know these individuals within the White Home,” Haley mentioned on ABC’s “This Week.” “These individuals love their nation and respect our president. … Nobody questions the [mental] stability of the president.”
She mentioned staffers and advisers are dedicated to their White Home jobs and absolutely belief and respect the president as a result of “in the event that they didn’t, they wouldn’t be there.”
Haley, who was the previous Republican governor of South Carolina earlier than becoming a member of the administration, mentioned she’s by no means seen any proof of Trump’s instability throughout her common contact with the president.
“I work with the president and communicate with him a number of instances per week,” she mentioned. “He didn’t develop into the president by chance, and as a lot as everybody needs to speak about stability: Was he unstable when he handed the tax reform? Was he unstable after we lastly hit again at Syria and mentioned, ‘no extra chemical weapons’? Was he unstable after we lastly put North Korea on discover?”
Earlier than Michael Wolff raised the query of Trump’s health for workplace in his e book, “Hearth and Fury: Contained in the Trump White Home,” critics raised related considerations after the president despatched out a tweet final Tuesday evaluating the dimensions of his “nuclear button” to that of North Korean President Kim Jong Un’s.
However Haley mentioned that’s Trump’s approach of maintaining “Kim on his toes.”
She mentioned it’s necessary the regime is aware of “we’re not letting up on the strain. We’re not going to allow them to go and dramatize the truth that they’ve a button proper on their desk they usually can destroy America. We wish to at all times remind them we will destroy you too, so be very cautious and cautious together with your phrases and what you do.”