Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley brushed off comments from former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie casting doubt on her ability to defeat former President Donald Trump in a one-on-one matchup during an interview with FOX & Friends.
“I mean, look, it’s not a surprise,” Haley said in her first remarks addressing the incident Thursday. “These fellas have been talking like that from the beginning when it was 14 candidates and I was at 2%. For us, it’s always been slow and steady wins the race. It’s the people that decide. We have been putting in 11 months of campaigning not just in one state but every state.”
Christie announced he was suspending his 2024 campaign during a Wednesday evening town hall in New Hampshire.
But before the former New Jersey governor announced he was dropping out, he was caught on a hot mic disparaging Haley and Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL),