Haley's tenure as US ambassador hasn't been without controversy. The US President said Ms Haley added "glamour" to the position and exalted about her record on issues such as the US' standing at the United Nations, defending Israel, showing toughness on Iran, and moving the ball on North Korea.
More recently, there was an awkward moment at the United Nations, when Trump's boasting of American economic strength under his leadership drew laughter at a General Assembly session.
In her parting remarks, Haley heaped praise on Ivanka and Jared, and Trump later told reporters that his daughter would be "wonderful" at the job. Prior to becoming governor, she represented Lexington County in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 2005 to 2011.
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For what it's worth (read: next to nothing), the president said that Haley told him six months ago that at the end of her first two years, she'd want to take a break. The president said that together, they had "solved a lot of problems". Before Trump took over the party with his nationalist politics aimed at the GOP's white male base, Haley endorsed his primary opponent, Florida Sen.
In the hour after word leaked on Tuesday morning that she was leaving, the Washington punditocracy had worked itself into a lather wondering if she was being fired or eased out because she was constantly challenging Trump on issues such as sanctions on Russian Federation (on which she is a hardliner) and wanted to run against him in 2020.
Haley is the former governor of SC.
Trump and Haley both exhibited warm demeanor and were mutually complimentary as they announced her departure.
Haley is the latest in a long list of senior staff members to leave the Trump administration, including former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who was sacked in March.
Because of these conversations and her experience, Powell has become one of the leading candidates for the role in the eyes of some people close to the president, according to one of the people, who spoke on condition of anonymity. They did not provide a reason.
Last month, she coordinated Trump's second appearance at the United Nations, including his first time chairing the Security Council.
She was also spotted in a photograph with Haley, visiting her in SC this past weekend.