Caddell: Nikki Haley Pick a ‘Good Sign’ Trump Is ‘Willing to Overlook Her Opposition to Him’

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley delivers the State of the State in the House chambers at the South Carolina Statehouse on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, in Columbia, S.C. Haley asked legislators Wednesday in her sixth State of the State to follow the inspirational example of the victims and survivors of …
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Pollster and strategist Pat Caddell told Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Raheem Kassam he found President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as his ambassador to the United Nations to be a “surprise,” adding that “she is a talented woman … and certainly one of the stars of the Republican Party.”

“Obviously, Trump is willing to overlook her opposition to him,” he added, “and that’s a good sign.”

Caddell, a South Carolina resident, praised Haley’s handling of a number of issues throughout the years. “She made an incredible impression when we had the shooting at the church,” said Caddell, in reference to the 2015 Dylann Roof shooting.

“She’s quite articulate, she’s smart, and I think she’d do a good job,” he concluded.

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