Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley has been out front since deadly Hamas raids in Israel have led to war in the Jewish state and increased tensions with Iran.
“The Iranian regime hates us,” Haley said in Iowa on Monday. “You don’t give money to a regime that hates America.”
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“Saturday’s terrorist massacre in Israel, murdering hundreds of innocent Israelis and at least nine innocent Americans, is another moment of moral clarity,” Haley said in a statement earlier before the American death toll rose to 11. “The fanatic Hamas terrorist group must be destroyed. But Hamas is only a small symptom of a larger disease. Iran, Russia, and China are in league together, attacking Americans, American allies, and American values.”
Republican presidential candidate and former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley speaks during a town hall, Monday, Oct. 9, 2023, in Boone, Iowa.
“This is a battle between the civilized world and barbarians,” she continued. “America must stand up for our citizens, our values, and our friends.”
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