"I think she has done a tremendous job", said Brett Schaefer, an expert on the U.N.at the Heritage Foundation.
CREW reports that all three men donated to Haley's campaign when she was running for re-election to be governor of SC.
Ivanka Trump pictured in the Oval Office Tuesday.
Still, the prospect of post-midterm changes has loomed over the West Wing, and Haley's exit was one of those discussed, according to a senior administration official not authorized to publicly discuss private conversations.
Prior to dedicating her life to public service, Haley worked at her family business.
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would consider selecting Goldman Sachs executive and former White House adviser Dina Powell as the next USA ambassador to the United Nations, and he shot down speculation he would tap his daughter Ivanka for the post.
Haley "has been very special to me", he said.
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It's not unusual for communications executive, trained in the crucible of Washington, D.C., to land jobs in Hollywood. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that Fox was "beyond lucky" to have her.
"Whether he said good things about him or not, they love that he's honest with them", Haley added at the time. "I just don't know who I'm fighting that day", Haley told Reuters earlier this year. I mean, I wonder why, but it is. "She's made it a more important - more importantly, a more important position". Haley spoke twice over the past 18 months at the annual AIPAC conference, where she received strong applause from the crowd. Mr Trump subsequently tweeted that "the people of SC are embarrassed by Nikki Haley".
Trump said he was considering many candidates for Haley's job and that a successor would be named in two to three weeks - or maybe sooner.
As U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Haley traveled to Africa and Central America.
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Israel's United Nations ambassador, Danny Danon, in a statement praised the outgoing ambassador: "Thank you, Nikki Haley!".
Last year, rumors circulated that Ivanka, the president's senior advisor, would replace Haley as United Nations ambassador if Haley were to become secretary of state.
And following Trump's controversial response blaming "both sides" for the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., in August 2017, Haley said she had a "personal conversation" with the president. Countries might not like what we do, but they respect what we do.