Maxine Waters asks Haley: Why suffer ‘endless humiliation’ with Trump?
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Rep. Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersOvernight Defense: Over 500 amendments proposed for defense bill | Measures address transgender troops, Yemen war | Trump taps acting VA chief as permanent secretary The Memo: Trump team stokes fight over Mueller Impeachment, immigration: Two topics to help the GOP hold the House MORE (D-Calif.) is asking Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyStone vows to run candidate against Pence if VP makes 2020 bid Anti-Maduro Venezuelans not unlike anti-Castro Cubans of yore Pompeo called to White House after meeting with Bolton, Haley canceled MORE why the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations would stay aligned with President TrumpDonald John TrumpWH aides intentionally compose Trump tweets with grammatical mistakes: report Holder: DOJ, FBI should reject Trump's requests Ex-Trump campaign adviser rips claims of spy in campaign: It's 'embarrassing' MORE and “suffer endless humiliation.”

“Nikki Haley, why are you aligned w/ Trump?” Waters, one of Trump's most vocal critics, asked in a tweet on Thursday.

“What is it about him that makes you want to suffer endless humiliation? If you are concerned that Larry Kudlow and Trump think you are confused, why are you staying? How can you accept his lies and his policies?”

Kudlow, the top White House economic adviser, said earlier this week that Haley “got ahead of the curve” when she announced additional sanctions on Russia.

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Haley said Sunday that the Trump administration was slapping new sanctions on Moscow, but the White House walked back her announcement the next day, saying no decision was made yet.

Kudlow told reporters Haley must have been confused.

Haley fired back on Tuesday, saying, “With all due respect, I don’t get confused.”

Kudlow has since apologized for his comments, saying the policy was changed before Haley was notified.

However, the public spat has since fueled speculation about Haley's political aspirations.

“Clearly she has machinations for higher office and will do anything to continue rising, even if it eventually means throwing President Trump and his administration under the bus,” said one former White House official.