Nikki Haley "She's flipped the tune a bit - you really can't trust her"

On Friday, on FNC’s “Your World,” Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) continued his back-and-forth debate with fellow South Carolinian and 2024 presidential candidate Nikki Haley on the presidential debate in California earlier this week.

Scott, who was appointed to the U.S. Senate by Haley in 2012 to switch the retiring then-Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) criticized Haley as somebody who cannot actually be trusted.

“Nikki Haley identified to individuals such as you, who’ve been within the Senate for some time, the truth that this has occurred the place we have not seen a price range, properly, 4 instances within the final 40 years, and that you simply’re a part of that’s the institution that created This sort of frozen exercise.” “What are you saying?

“Nicely – I imply I really like Nikki,” Scott replied. “I hope she’s the identical type of candidate as she was as an individual. However now she’s flipped the tune somewhat bit. You actually cannot belief her. She provided tax will increase on South Carolinians, and a whole bunch of tens of millions of {dollars} in further gasoline taxes. spending by about 40% when she was governor. Quantity three, she backed away from one of many core points, the problem of life. She will not be a part of me. And Ron DeSantis joined me on the dialogue stage to place a 15-week nationwide restrict on the nationwide stage – to avoid wasting lives. She will not that.”

“So, having her speak about subjects is fascinating, however very inconsistent,” he added.

“As a result of what occurred there, Senator?” Cavuto replied. “As a result of you have not clashed with one another such as you did on this final dialogue. I am questioning. You are each South Carolinians. That is perhaps it. And I needed to level out the one surviving South Carolinian. I do not know what that’s. But it surely was there for the world to see.” “Do you suppose you’ve got overdone it? Do you suppose she’s overdone it?”

“Nicely, I am going to simply quote the good thinker John Rimbaud,” Scott mentioned. “I drew first blood. I did not do it. She did. I began making it private. I truthfully by no means had a unfavorable remark about her — till I used to be responding to what she mentioned. But it surely’s a score-rich setting. And I am glad there is a distinction between my document and hers.”

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