“Nikki Haley is in charge of security, we offered her 10,000 people, soldiers, National Guard, whatever they want. They turned it down,” he said.
He had already accused Democrat Nancy Pelosi, then Speaker of the House of Representatives, in the past of having refused such an offer – of which there is no proof according to the report of a parliamentary commission of inquiry.
“I wasn’t even in Washington on January 6!” Nikki Haley told voters in New Hampshire on Saturday, where she will play big in the vote to be held there on Tuesday.
“The concern I have, without wanting to be disparaging, when you have to deal with the pressure of the presidency, you can’t have someone who you wonder if he’s mentally capable of doing it,” he said. she added.
The former South Carolina governor and UN ambassador, who just turned 52, also addressed the subject during an interview with Fox News: “I’m not saying it’s like Joe Biden, but what I’m saying is, are we really going to have two octogenarians running for president?”
“Do we really want to see them throwing names and making mistakes at 80 years old, when they have to deal with Putin and Xi and Kim?,” she asked, referring to the leaders of Russia, China and the North. Korean.
Donald Trump, 77, himself regularly makes fun of the gaffes and the age of Joe Biden, 81, whom he depicts as almost senile.
The former tenant of the White House, arch-favorite for his party’s nomination for the presidential election in November, won an overwhelming victory during the Iowa caucuses on Monday.
Nikki Haley must achieve a very good result on Tuesday if she wants to be able to shake him up.