WAUKEE, Iowa — Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley differentiated herself from former President Donald Trump with her response toward a sixth-grader, Ahmir Jolliff, being killed by a 17-year-old last week in Perry, Iowa.
During a campaign event in nearby Waukee after a snowstorm swept through the state, Haley praised the first responders to the school shooting, telling the crowd, “They did everything right.”
“We’ve got some law enforcement officers here that were on the ground when that happened,” she said Tuesday. “Every one of us, whenever we turn on the TV and we see something like that, our hearts fall. It doesn’t matter what state it’s in. It’s the fact that something like this happened again.”
Haley, who did not take questions during her only public appearance scheduled for Tuesday ahead of Wednesday’s one-on-one debate against Read more…