US Politics

Nikki Haley pulls out of US presidential race

Move has paved the way for Donald Trump to secure the Republican party nomination

Nikki Haley: the suspension of her campaign comes after a string of losses on Super Tuesday in the US. Picture: Getty

Nikki Haley is ending her campaign for the Republican presidential nomination after a poor showing in a string of primary contests.

In exiting the race the former United Nations ambassador has ceded the GOP nomination to Donald Trump, setting him up for a rematch of the 2020 election against US president Joe Biden.

Haley is due to speak in her home state of South Carolina at 10 am local time, where she will concede that ...