Nikki Haley, Trump's pick for UN ambassador, pushes back against entire defunding of UN in hearings

Haley, the governor of South Carolina, diverged from other leading Republican politicians, saying that she would look carefully at each U.N. body and agency. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee indicated it would likely confirm her shortly.

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  • Amy Lieberman

    Amy Lieberman is the U.N. Correspondent for Devex. She covers the United Nations and reports on global development and politics. Amy previously worked as a freelance reporter, covering the environment, human rights, immigration, and health across the U.S. and in more than 10 countries, including Colombia, Mexico, Nepal, and Cambodia. Her coverage has appeared in the Guardian, the Atlantic, Slate, and the Los Angeles Times. A native New Yorker, Amy received her master’s degree in politics and government from Columbia’s School of Journalism.