Nikki Haley’s Offensive Gains Momentum: Trump Under Fire Ahead of South Carolina Battle
Nikki Haley intensified her criticism of Donald Trump during the 2024 presidential campaign, notably during a month of campaigning in South Carolina ahead of the state’s Feb. 24 primary.
When Nikki Haley returned to her native South Carolina, she was met with a group of approximately twelve Trump supporters demonstrating outside the venue where she was holding her rally.
She addressed Trump’s attention to her in his most recent victory speech, calling it a temper tantrum, and underlined her conviction that he is threatened by her candidacy. In response, she directly invited the former president to a debate, saying, “Bring it, Donald.”
Further escalating tensions, Haley fundraised off of Trump’s attacks for the first time, following his threat on Truth Social to bar supporters from the MAGA camp if they donated to her campaign. Her team began selling T-shirts with the slogan “BARRED. PERMANENTLY.”
Despite calls to withdraw and unify the Republican Party around Trump after his win over Haley in the New Hampshire primary, she remains resolute in her campaign, emphasizing that Americans deserve better than the current options.
Nikki Haley’s Ad Blitz in South Carolina
The campaign led by Nikki Haley has initiated the airing of advertisements in South Carolina and is strategizing for a significant investment in advertising within the state for the upcoming week.
Furthermore, the super PAC associated with Nikki Haley, known as SFA Fund Inc., revealed a substantial accomplishment in fundraising. This achievement ensures that there are abundant financial resources available to sustain an extended campaign.
While Haley’s team continues to court independents, aiming to replicate her success in New Hampshire where she garnered over 43% of the vote, they acknowledge the need to strengthen support among Republicans and conservatives, particularly in pivotal states like South Carolina.
As the campaign progresses, Haley’s team remains optimistic about her chances, particularly in upcoming primaries on Super Tuesday, stressing the importance of assessing the race comprehensively after that milestone.