“We didn’t have people getting out of hand – we had hugs”, Haley said of the flag’s lowering. “We have been dealing with nine funerals”. It’s one more thing these families are going to have to go through that they don’t deserve to have to go through.
“It’s not about time. You know this is something when someone has a charge filed against them, it should go into a database and it should be shown immediately to anyone that’s looking at it”.
She did not call for an investigation. She called the state’s reaction to the tragedy a “proud moment”.
Haley cited the peaceful ceremony lowering the flag as proof her state is heading away from the controversial symbol.
When she learned of the news, Haley said, “I was literally sick to my stomach”.
“Emergency resolution passed by the NAACP National Board of Directors at #NAACP106, ending the 15 year South Carolina boycott”, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People said on its Twitter feed.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley appears on Meet The Press on Sunday morning.
Walton Goggins told the Associated Press that he spent the last few months in South Carolina, where the Confederate flag was removed from the state capitol’s grounds Friday in the wake of the deadly June 17 church shooting in Charleston. She said she never saw race in the law, only that it meets the same standard needed to fly on planes or buy cold medicine.
Almost every GOP candidate has criticized Trump’s rhetoric, though some have praised his position on the issue of illegal immigration. “I understand his frustration”.
“I think it meant a lot of things to a lot of different people”, Haley said.
On the question of whether she believes Trump is fit to be president, Haley demurred, saying she thinks it remains to be seen.
“That’s what I want people talking about: the Emanuel nine”.
“It’s painful because nine people died”. “What I can tell you is that it felt like a massive weight had been lifted off South Carolina“. The boycott began in 2000 during debate over the flying of the Confederate flag atop South Carolina’s Statehouse dome. Recently, Republican Strategist Steve Schmidt opened up to Politico about Haley’s possible future in the party. This is the trend.