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Nikki Haley hits Trump's 'unnecessary' response to Cummings break-in

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNikki HaleyTrump was unhinged and unchanged at CPAC The Memo: Is Trump mounting a comeback — or finally fading? Haley praises Trump CPAC speech after breaking with him over Capitol riot MORE on Friday pushed back against President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden to sign executive order aimed at increasing voting access Albany Times Union editorial board calls for Cuomo's resignation Advocates warn restrictive voting bills could end Georgia's record turnout MORE's tweet in which he appeared to mock an attempted robbery at the home of Rep. Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsBottom line House Democrats reintroduce bill to reduce lobbyist influence Trump voters and progressives have a lot in common — and Biden can unite them MORE (D-Md.).

White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayGeorge Conway calls for thorough Lincoln Project probe: 'The lying has to stop' Claudia Conway advances on 'American Idol,' parents Kellyanne, George appear The swift death of the media darlings known as the Lincoln Project MORE fired back at Haley later Friday while emphasizing that Trump and Vice President Pence would both be on the ticket in 2020. 

Haley departed the administration last year and is widely considered a potential future GOP candidate for higher office.

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Trump on Friday morning reacted to reports that a Baltimore home owned by Cummings had been robbed, reports which surfaced following days of attacks from the president on the congressman and the city.

"Really bad news! The Baltimore house of Elijah Cummings was robbed. Too bad!" Trump tweeted.

Cummings in a statement on Friday confirmed the incident and said he scared the intruder away by yelling before they were able to enter the residence.

Trump has assailed Cummings over the last week, accusing the House Oversight and Reform Committee chairman of failing to address problems in Baltimore, suggesting he investigate what happened to federal funding for the city and calling him a racist without elaborating.

He has also levied a barrage of criticism at the city itself, calling it a "very dangerous & filthy place" where "no human being would want to live.” Trump chastised the city during a Thursday night rally in which he blamed Democratic leadership for its crime rate.

Trump's attacks on Cummings, the son of South Carolina sharecroppers, and the majority-black district he represents have renewed allegations of racism against the president that resurfaced after he told four minority congresswomen to "go back" to where they came from. Trump has scoffed at those charges while continuing to denigrate more liberal and diverse urban areas.

--Updated at 2:10 p.m.