Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley is throwing a Hail Mary to secure the GOP nomination by depending on some unexpected allies to boost her ahead of her competitor, former President Donald Trump.
The former United Nations ambassador is relying on a long-shot strategy that would require independents and Democrats in 13 primary states who are not sold on President Joe Biden and are determined to keep Trump, who is in the midst of multiple legal challenges, from winning the Republican nomination.
“The Republican Party has to be a story of addition again, not subtraction. Trump lost races we should have won in 2018, 2020, and 2022,” Haley’s spokeswoman Olivia Perez-Cubas told NBC News. “If Republicans want to start winning again, we have to start bringing in new voters, including conservatives, independents, and