READ: Nikki Haley's resignation letter

Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyJohn Kelly to leave White House at year's end Heather Nauert is the wrong choice for UN ambassador Overnight Defense: Nauert tapped for UN envoy | Trump teases changes to Joint Chiefs of Staff | Trump knocks Tillerson as 'dumb as a rock' | Scathing report details Air Force failures before Texas shooting 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 TrumpCorsi sues Mueller for alleged leaks and illegal surveillance Comey: Trump 'certainly close' to being unindicted co-conspirator Trump pushes back on reports that Ayers was first pick for chief of staff 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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