|At the White House, Trump announces the resignation of Haley.|
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President Trump has accepted Nikki Haley's resignation as UN Ambassador, according to two sources briefed on their conversation. The timing of her departure is still unclear.
Haley discussed her resignation with Trump last week when she visited him at the White House, these sources said. Her news shocked a number of senior foreign policy officials in the Trump administration.
UPDATE 4Big announcement with my friend Ambassador Nikki Haley in the Oval Office at 10:30am.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 9, 2018
Haley will leave at the end of the year.
CNN is pushing aggressively the idea that Ivanka Trump might replace Haley at the UN.