Nikki Haley on Thursday pushed again on criticism by CNN “New Day” anchor Brianna Keilar after the previous U.N. ambassador declared that the U.S. shouldn’t be a “racist” nation in a speech on the Reagan Presidential Library. Throughout Wednesday morning’s “Roll the Tape” section, Keilar accused the previous governor of whitewashing the “ups and downs of the American expertise with racism and the challenges nonetheless forward, all apparently to enchantment to the conservative base.” Haley stated on “The Faulkner Focus” the liberal media “cannot stand it” when minorities reward America.
NIKKI HALEY: Effectively, it feels like I hit a nerve. Secondly, it is superb to me how the liberal media cannot stand it when somebody Black or brown occurs to speak about the truth that America is the very best nation on the earth. The truth that we’re blessed to be free and blessed to dwell in America. I’ll hold saying it. We must always all speak concerning the blessings of America. We’re not an ideal nation, however every single day our focus is to make as we speak higher than yesterday. And that is how I used to be raised. I used to be raised to have hope.
I used to be raised in America, did have challenges as we had been going, however I additionally was raised to dwell and see that me, a brown household in a small southern rural city, the folks after they used to whisper about us are used to exclude us. I noticed one thing very American occur as a result of they began to smile at us. They began to speak to us and so they welcomed us in. And that is the a part of America that I used to be raised in, and that is the a part of America I am happy with. And that very same state elected me as the primary feminine and first minority governor. And you may’t say that we’re a racist nation. You simply cannot and so they cannot stand it when a brown Republican says that.
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