Nikki Haley endorses term limits for Congress

Nikki Haley endorses term limits for Congress
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Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyPollster says Trump unlikely to face 'significant' primary challenge Trump blocked renomination of Obama-era UN racism official, won't pick a replacement: report Trump says he considered nominating Ivanka to lead World Bank MORE, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, on Tuesday endorsed term limits for members of Congress, amplifying a core goal of her recently launched policy group.

Haley quote-tweeted a message from her policy group, Stand for America, which announced upon its launch last week that term limits would be one of its main focuses, along with border security, American culture and socialism.

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Haley served one full term as South Carolina governor before leaving office during her second term to serve as U.N. ambassador for the Trump administration. South Carolina governors are limited to two consecutive terms.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpThorny part of obstruction of justice is proving intent, that's a job for Congress Obama condemns attacks in Sri Lanka as 'an attack on humanity' Schiff rips Conway's 'display of alternative facts' on Russian election interference MORE has previously voiced support for implementing congressional term limits and pledged during the 2016 campaign to "drain the swamp." Newly elected members have typically shown support for the idea, but the push rarely gains traction with more senior lawmakers and party leadership.