Haley: Communication with Trump was 'nearly constant,' and he 'always listened'

Haley: Communication with Trump was 'nearly constant,' and he 'always listened'

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyIs Mike Pence preparing to resign, assume the presidency, or both? Judd Apatow urges Georgia voters to get rid of Doug Collins after 'terrorists' comment Nikki Haley: Democratic leadership, 2020 Dems are the only people mourning Soleimani death MORE said President Trump “always listened” to her even when the two disagreed on foreign policy, according to an excerpt of her upcoming book, reported by Axios

Haley writes that communication with Trump was “nearly constant” and “straightforward.”

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“We didn’t always see eye-to-eye. Sometimes I called to privately express my disagreement with a policy. But he always took the call and he always listened. Usually, as in the case of the Iran deal, we agreed,” she wrote, according to the excerpt. 

Haley said she had “unusual latitude” in her position and was free to “largely chart” her “own course.” 

“It was not a typical situation for a UN ambassador. But President Trump and I understood each other. I knew my responsibility to act in accordance with his objectives. And he trusted me enough to allow me to be flexible with how I executed his wishes. He also knew I would be honest with him when I disagreed, and he appreciated that,” she wrote. 

Haley's upcoming book, “With All Due Respect: Defending America with Grit and Grace,” is set to be released on Nov 12. 

Haley resigned from her position as United Nations ambassador last year. 

She previously served as South Carolina governor from 2011 to 2017, before Trump appointed her to the United Nations.