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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley Accepts Trump Offer to Be Ambassador to UN

Haley, 44, is the daughter of immigrants from India and is only America's second Asian-American governor

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    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley speaks to the crowd at the Kemp Forum, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, in Columbia, S.C.

    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley accepted President-elect Donald Trump's offer to be his ambassador to the United Nations, Trump's transition team announced Wednesday.

    Haley, 44, is the daughter of immigrants from India and is only America's second Asian-American governor.

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    Trump said in a statement that Haley "has a proven track record of bringing people together regardless of background or party affiliation to move critical policies forward for the betterment of her state and our country."

    The two-term governor was not always on Trump's side. She initially backed his rivals, Sen. Marco Rubio and then Sen. Ted Cruz, during the GOP primary. In February, she said Trump was "everything a governor doesn't want in a president," but in July she announced she would vote for him. 

    “Our country faces enormous challenges here at home and internationally, and I am honored that the President-elect has asked me to join his team and serve the country we love as the next Ambassador to the United Nations,” Haley said Wednesday.