"They love how honest he is", she told "Fox & Friends" in late September.
A former governor of SC, she's a talented retail politician who's widely spoken of as a future female U.S. president. "It has been an honour of a lifetime". Trump teased an announcement less than an hour before his appearance with Haley, after news organizations began reporting she would resign.
She said she would be campaigning for "this one", pointing to Mr Trump. "I'm sort of just standing like a ship, just keep going, bing, bing". Between the UN Ambassadorship and serving in the South Carolina Governorship and General Assembly, I have been in public office for fourteen straight years.
"Dina is certainly a person I would consider", Trump told reporters at the White House on the way to board the presidential helicopter as he embarked on a trip to Iowa. But the Post's John Hudson speculates Haley's opposition also could've driven her departure.
Trump said as he took questions from reporters on the South Lawn of the White House.
Haley's exit is due before the end of the year, which means she could be around for as many as 12 more weeks.
"We will miss you", Trump said. He said that Haley could come back to the administration in +any capacity.
"Jared is such a hidden genius that no one understands", she said.
Before she was named by Mr Trump to her United Nations post, Mr Haley was governor of SC, the first woman to hold the post. Congressional Republicans involved in foreign policy matters and some key USA allies did not get advance word from Haley or the White House. She brought ambassadors of the Security Council to the White House and brought U.S. Cabinet members to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations for briefings.
Her condemnation of Iran was supported by Israel.
Ms Haley, the daughter of Indian immigrants who was born with the name Nimrata Randhawa, condemned "the siren call of the angriest voices" who disrespected America's immigrants.
Prior to her return to Goldman, Powell was a power player within Trump's inner circle.
President Trump speaks to members of the media as he arrives with Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, at the U.N. General Assembly last month. During his address to the UNGA, world leaders laughed at Trump as he claimed his administration had accomplished more than any other in United States history.
Haley praised the couple during her resignation announcement Tuesday.