Tagged Nikki Haley


Henry McMaster named South Carolina’s 117th governor

On Jan. 24, former Lieutenant Governor Henry McMaster succeeded Nikki Haley, becoming South Carolina’s 117th governor. His succession came as a result of former Governor Haley’s confirmation as the United States’ ambassador to the United Nations. McMaster is not new to the political sphere – he has worked as a legislative assistant to Republican U.S….


Former South Carolina Governor Haley becomes U.S. ambassador to the United Nations

On Tuesday, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as President Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations. During the hearing, Haley announced her official position on the all-important issue of Russia, as she declared the Russians to be guilty of war crimes in Syria. In the hearing, Haley stated “Russia is trying…


The potential presidential cabinet

Although president-elect Donald Trump’s political experience is hardly extensive, there’s no denying that his unorthodox approach has brought him success. In January he will be sworn in as the oldest president ever, and the second born in New York City. And while his policies have caused an uproar, perhaps his most controversial action yet has been his executive Cabinet…


Gov. Haley To Endorse Rubio Ahead of Saturday’s Primary

The State reported earlier this afternoon that Gov. Haley will endorse Sen. Marco Rubio this evening ahead of Saturday’s Republican primary. Her support joins tat of prominent South Carolina Republicans Sen. Tim Scott and Rep. Trey Gowdy. Rubio is currently polling third in South Carolina, behind Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. The endorsement comes as somewhat…


Charleston Awaits Obama’s Last State of the Union and Candidate Invasion

As the nation prepares to hear President Obama deliver his final State of the Union address tonight at 9:00 p.m., Charleston residents are gearing up for a week at the eye of the campaign-trail storm. President Obama will give his seventh and final speech to Congress and the country tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET. Presidents…


Berkeley County Council says no to Syrian refugees

On Monday, the Berkeley County Council officially refused to admit Syrian refugees into their county under the Refugee Resettlement Program, joining Spartanburg County, the County Council of which issued a similar positioning in September. The Refugee Resettlement Program is a federally implemented program designed to ease transitioning refugees from their lives in the Middle East…

Guantanamo is coming to town? Politicians discuss relocation of prisoners to Charleston

State of the Union Address, January, 2015 – Obama: “Since I’ve been president, we’ve worked responsibly to cut the population of Gitmo in half. Now it’s time to finish the job. And I will not relent in my determination to shut it down. It’s not who we are.” As the President’s second and final term…

New Office of Economic Development aims to make students more employable

The College recently created a new administrative office, the Office of Economic Development in order to foster better relationships with businesses throughout the state and the Lowcountry, with the hopes of better preparing students for jobs within the business sector. Robert Marlowe, Senior Vice President of Economic Development and former Board of Trustees chairman, will head…

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