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The Jerusalem Post reports: US President- elect Donald Trump has tapped a frequent critic of his during the campaign to represent his incoming administration at the United Nations.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who throughout the 2016 race characterized the GOP nominee’s rhetoric as divisive and who last month described herself as “not a fan” of the man, accepted Trump’s offer of the post, citing her duty to serve her country and the office of the presidency.

“When the president believes you have a major contribution to make to the welfare of the nation, and to our nation’s standing in the world, this is a calling that is important to heed,” Haley said in a statement largely focused on her difficult decision to leave her gubernatorial post.

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