The 2024 Republican Presidential primary race HAS begun….
The former South Carolina Governor and US UN Ambassador has been handicapped as a nonstarter due to her throw downs against Donald Trump….
But in the piece below about her speaking to the Republican Study Committee (RSC) group?….
She held her own …..
She warned about China vs Taiwan…..
And the crowd wasn’t thinking much about one Donald Trump….
Potential 2024 GOP presidential hopeful Nikki Haley sounded the alarm to House conservatives Wednesday that China is hell-bent on world domination — and that Taiwan is ground zero….
She also blasted the joint statement from President Biden and other Group of Seven leaders this week calling out China’s human-rights abuses as extremely weak, arguing the G-7 instead should have established that Taiwan — the East Asian island whose autonomy is in constant dispute — is a “sovereign country.”
The 49-year-old Haley, a former South Carolina governor and daughter of Indian immigrants, was just the latest in a parade of possible 2024 GOP candidates to make the trek to Capitol Hill for an informal audition before the RSC, which is led by Chairman Jim Banks (R-Ind.) and is the largest caucus of Republicans in Congress.
Earlier this year, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) spoke to the group about the surge of migrants at the border. Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) urged Republicans to get tougher on Biden. And former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently joined the RSC at a news conference to roll out an Iran sanctions bill. Former Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) also have appeared before the group….
…at Wednesday’s RSC lunch, featuring Chick-fil-A sandwiches and salad, not a single Republican challenged Haley over her criticism of the 45th president. In fact, Trump rarely came up during Haley’s roughly 20-minute talk or the question-and-answer period that followed…..