READ: Nikki Haley's resignation letter

Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyUnited Methodist churches may cut ties with denomination over push to allow LGBT ministers Nikki Haley: ‘I’m too young to stop fighting’ Is a presidential appointment worth the risk? MORE on Tuesday resigned as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in a surprising departure.

Sitting with Haley in the Oval Office, President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump nominates ambassador to Turkey Trump heads to Mar-a-Lago after signing bill to avert shutdown CNN, MSNBC to air ad turned down by Fox over Nazi imagery MORE announced she would leave at the end of the year and said she wanted to “take a break” from public service.

“She’s done a fantastic job, and we’ve done a fantastic job together,” Trump said.

Both Trump and Haley sought to portray her exit on friendly terms, even though there has been friction between the two dating back to the 2016 presidential campaign.

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