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NRI Nikki Haley, Ex-governor of South Carolina criticizes former President Trump for U.S. Capitol riots

Los Angeles, Feb. 13, 2021 A.Gary Singh Grewal

Nikki Randhawa Haley, Ex-governor of South Carolina and U.S. Ex-Ambassador to the United Nations from 2017 to 2018, criticizes former President Trump for U.S. Capitol riots.
According  to CNN, she told Politico magazine in an interview published Friday:

  • We need to acknowledge Trump let us down
  • He went down a path he shouldn't have, and we shouldn't have followed him, and we shouldn't have listened to him.
  • We can't let that ever happen again

Haley expressed anger over Trump's treatment of former Vice President Mike Pence on January 6 and said she hasn't spoken with Trump since then.

"We need to acknowledge he let us down," she told Politico magazine in an interview published Friday. "He went down a path he shouldn't have, and we shouldn't have followed him, and we shouldn't have listened to him. And we can't let that ever happen again."



2020 was the year socialism went mainstream.....Nikki Haley

Los Angeles, Dec. 30, 2020 A.Gary Singh Grewal

  • “2020 was the year socialism went mainstream. The dangerous ideology, which has failed everywhere it has been tried & ruined countless lives, is on its way to becoming the default economic policy of the Democratic Party. This terrifying trend threatens the future of every American,” Haley wrote.
  • She is reduced to hollering about socialism. Perhaps with an eye on 2024, she figures nonsensical accusations are the way to gain favor in her intellectually vacant party. “The rise of socialism has been a long time coming. Four years ago, the Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders (I-VT) nearly became the left’s presidential candidate,” she declares on her PAC’s website. “Fast forward to 2020 and he almost did it again, while socialists like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) are exerting tremendous pressure on leftist language and policy.” She is aware that Sanders lost both times, that President-elect Joe Biden rejected Medicare-for-all and that “leftist language and policy” are not evident in any of Biden’s appointments or rhetoric, right?
  • She writes: “The Democrat Party now demands a government health plan that would destroy private health care, an energy plan like the ‘Green New Deal’ that would use the power of government to remake virtually the entire economy, greater government power over job creators and workers through heavy-handed mandates, and massive tax hikes that would bring the economy to a crawl.”
  •  She decries that if “the past year has taught us anything, it’s that when government dictates how the economy is run, Americans suffer in extraordinary ways.” Haley, it seems, objects to lockdowns that saved lives. And socialism apparently does not extend to giving out $2,000 checks to Americans or extending loans to airlines, as Trump has advocated.

A former ambassador to the United Nations and former South Carolina governor, Nikki Haley, once had a reputation for sane conservative views. She removed the Confederate flag from the state capitol’s grounds and even denounced then-candidate Donald Trump’s proposed Muslim ban. As U.N. ambassador, she managed to condemn war crimes committed by Syria and Russia despite her boss’s bowing and scraping before Russian President Vladimir Putin. 


Father Dr. Ajit and mother Raj Randhawa, are Sikh immigrants from Amritsar, India

On September 6, 1996, she married Michael Haley who is a federal employee with the United States Department of the Army and an officer in the South Carolina Army National Guard.

Gov.-elect Nikki Haley today announced the appointment of Catherine Templeton to be the next Director of the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR). Mrs. Templeton, who lives in Mount Pleasant, is an attorney at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak and Stewart, P.C., where she has worked since 2000.


  • As America votes, Nikki Haley poised to win South Carolina -Washington, Nov 2, 2010- A daughter of Sikh immigrant parents from Amritsar, Nikki Haley appeared poised to win the governor's race in South Carolina as Americans started ......Read
  • Indian-American candidate releases 4,000 e-mails to debunk affair slur : Indian-American Republican Nikki Haley, considered a front-runner in the South Carolina governor's race... Read

  • Washington, July 17, 2010: Nikki Haley on Newsweek cover :With the rise of 'desi power', as people of Indian origin call themselves, a record number of Indian Americans are running for public office this year... Read

  • Washington, July 6, 2010: More Indian Americans contesting polls this year : With the rise of 'desi power', as people of Indian origin call themselves, a record number of Indian Americans are running for public office this year... .Read

  • Washington, June 23, 2010: Nikki Haley wins South Carolina runoff after drama-filled race : Indian American lawmaker Nikki Haley made history as South Carolina Republicans made her their first female gubernatorial nominee, handing her an easy victory in her primary runoff race against US representative Gresham Barrett.........Read

  • Washington, June 17, 2010: Republicans split over backing Nikki Haley : While national Republicans are busy advancing Indian American lawmaker Nikki Haley's bid for governor of South Carolina, much of the state party establishment seems to be working furiously to torpedo her chances in the June 22 runoff.....Read
  • Washington, June 9, 2010: Nikki Haley forced into runoff in South Carolina primary : Overcoming accusations of marital infidelity, Indian American lawmaker Nikki Haley just missed the 50-percent threshold in a four-way primary...Read
  • New York, June 6, 2010: Indian-American Haley is racially attacked : Indian-American Nikki Haley, who is contesting governorship in South Carolina, was attacked racially by a state lawmaker who called her a "raghead", media ....Read
  • Washington, May 26, 2010: Indian American Nikki Haley bounces back in governor's race: Hit hard by a prominent Republican blogger's allegation that he had an "inappropriate physical relationship" with Nikki (Randhawa) Haley....Read
  • South Carolina, Nov. 03, 2004: Nikki Randhawa, a Republican from District 87, will become the first Indian American to hold elected office in South Carolina......Read


  • Washington June 10, 2004: Nikki Randhawa, NRI, Sikh Busimess woman won the run-off election to the South Carolina State Assembly.

Nikki Randhawa Haley, 32-year-old Sikh woman has won the run-off election to the South Carolina State Assembly, 87th District defeating Larry Koon, American member of 30 years. Nikki Randhawa Haley will be the first Sikh and fifth Indian American to enter a US state legislature. Nikki Randhawa got 54.69 per cent votes (2,928 votes), while Koon got 45.31 per cent (2426 votes)

Haley ran for the election after Koon said he would not contest again. But later he changed his mind and returned to the fray. He said that the state''s budget problem was the reason for his change of heart. In the election held on June 8 Koon got 2,354 votes (42.27 per cent) while Haley got 2,247 votes (40.35 per cent). A third candidate, David Perry, an insurance broker, got 968 votes, (17.38 per cent). Since nobody got more than 50 per cent, a runoff was necessitated. There is no Democratic candidate and Haley automatically becomes the assemblywoman. After the election in June 8, Haley said she was sure of victory at the runoff in June 22. As a Sikh, there were questions about her faith. "But everybody knows us. She is born and brought up here only. Her husband is an American. Their two children go to the church as well as the temple. We explained these to the sceptics," Ajit Randhawa, her father said. Haley promises to be a spokesperson for the Indian Americans, women, and the business community. The 87th district is a very southern district in the southern state of South Carolina. People are mostly conservative and 98 per cent of the voters are Republican. She said she is Republican because it supports business and stands for many of the ideals she cherishes. She is pro-life also. "Does it matter for the Indian community whether the candidate is Republican or Democrat? What we need is people in political office. Party affiliation is irrelevant for us at this time," she said earlier. The district has 22,000 voters and the number of Indians is very few.



Nikki Randhawa Haley elected governor




Nikki Randhawa Haley elected first female governor in South Carolina


Nikki Nimrata Kaur Randhawa-Haley was born on January 20, 1972 at Bamberg, South Carolina. She was elected governor on November 2nd, 2010 over the Democratic candidate, Vincent Sheheen 51% to 47%. She is first female governor of South Carolina and the second Indian American governor in the country, after Louisiana 's Bobby Jindal..... more