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Greene Threatens Donald Trump?

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Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene from Georgia vehemently dismissed the notion that former President Trump, currently the leading contender for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination, would choose Nikki Haley as his running mate in the upcoming general election.

Taking to X, the platform formerly recognized as Twitter, Greene expressed her strong opposition, stating, “MAGA would revolt if Nikki Haley were even considered for an internship in Trump’s next administration.” The term “MAGA” refers to supporters of Trump’s Make America Great Again movement. Greene went on to assert that Haley represents the “neocon establishment America last wing” of the Republican Party, a faction that the MAGA movement has distanced itself from. Greene also accused Haley of dishonesty, citing her earlier commitment not to run against Trump.

Widely perceived as a prominent figure within Trump’s MAGA base, Greene responded to increasing speculation about a potential Trump-Haley ticket. Nikki Haley, currently a significant rival to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in national polls, has garnered support from some Republican primary voters disenchanted with the former president. Notably, Greene’s rejection coincided with public discussions about the hypothetical pairing, with Lara Trump, the former president’s daughter-in-law, acknowledging on Monday night that Trump has not ruled out the possibility of Haley as a running mate.

Former Speaker Kevin McCarthy, weighing in on the potential choice, emphasized the importance of addition in selecting a running mate. McCarthy suggested that Haley could attract the anti-Trump vote and consolidate support, making her a viable candidate for Trump to consider. However, McCarthy also highlighted the crucial factor of whether the selected candidate would effectively serve the administration’s goals.