Brian Kilmeade: Nikki Haley might be a 'formidable' Donald Trump challenger

Brian Kilmeade: Nikki Haley might be a 'formidable' Donald Trump challenger
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Former President Donald Trump may be a viable Republican candidate for the 2024 presidential election but Fox News' Brian Kilmeade believes there's one candidate who may be a competent competitor: Nikki Haley.

On Wednesday, February 15, Kilmeade made his remarks during "Fox & Friends" as the panel of hosts shared their reaction to Haley's presidential campaign announcement as they also weighed in on the opposing views she received from the hosts of "The View."

At one point during their discussion, Kilmeade noted Trump's contradictory stance about Haley's presidential run.

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"It's going to be fascinating to see President Trump said, gave her a blessing, says you gotta go with your heart, you should run," Kilmeade said. "But she is on the record I'm not going to run if Donald Trump runs. But she has obviously changed her mind. I think President Trump, a lot of his candidates didn't win, he looks more vulnerable but almost in every poll, he is one or two."

According to Kilmeade, Trump also appears to be a more vulnerable candidate now. He went on to offer his prediction of Haley's presidential run.

"My prediction is she will gradually gain steam because she knows the issues," Kilmeade said. "She is extremely competent and extremely tough and extremely diverse. She has the international experience. She knows how to run a state."

He added that Haley "knows how to have combat, and she’s not afraid…So, I think she is going to be formidable."

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Speaking on Haley's tendency to offer conflicting views regarding Trump, Steve Doocy attempted to wave off that action by saying, "politicians change their mind every day. It's okay for a politician to change their mind."

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