Haley Criticizes Campaign Rally Attendees Booing Climate Change Protesters

Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) recently criticized her supporters at a campaign rally in New Hampshire for booing climate change protesters who interrupted the event.

The protesters held signs at the Haley campaign event that read “Haley: Climate Criminal” while chanting “climate criminal.” The former South Carolina governor’s supporters then booed the protesters, prompting Haley to tell them to stop.

“My husband and other military men and women sacrifice for us every day for her to be able to do that,” Haley told her supporters.

Haley later sympathized with the climate change protesters, emphasizing that Americans are “worried about the environment.”

“We’re all worried about the environment, too,” the former South Carolina governor said. “We all want clean air. We all want clean water. We all want a world that we can have our kids and our grandkids grow up. That’s not up for debate.”

“What we need to do is do it in a sensible way,” she added. “First, call out India and China for the big polluters that they are. They are the ones that have to start cutting our emissions if we ever plan on doing something that’s really going to save the environment.”

Shortly after Haley’s comments, former President Donald Trump held a campaign rally in the Granite State, saying that “radical left Democrats” are supporting the former South Carolina governor “because they know she’s very easy to beat.”

The Washington Examiner reported that Stand for America Fund, a super Political Action Committee (PAC) supporting Haley in the 2024 GOP presidential primary, accepted $250,000 from Democratic megadonor Reid Hoffman.

The New Hampshire state director for the former South Carolina governor, Tyler Clark, also advocated for political issues alongside the leftist spending organization Sixteen Thirty Fund, which spent $410 million in the 2020 election to support Democrats.

With the New Hampshire primary on the horizon, scheduled for Jan. 23, 2024, Haley trails Trump in polls. A recently released survey by Suffolk University shows the former president defeating Haley by 17 percentage points in the upcoming primary. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) came in third place with just 7% support in the poll.