READ: Nikki Haley's resignation letter

Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyPoll shows Michelle Obama would lead in New Hampshire if she entered 2020 Democratic race Five ways Trump's Syria decision spells trouble Tulsi Gabbard rips Trump's Syria decision: 'Kurds are now paying the price' 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 TrumpWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio Democrats debate in Ohio: Who came out on top? 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.

Read Haley's resignation letter below: 

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