House Speaker [crscore]Paul Ryan[/crscore] announced Tuesday that SC Gov. Nikki Haley will deliver the Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address next Tuesday.
“Nikki Haley has led an economic turnaround and set a bold agenda for her state, getting things done and becoming one of the most popular governors in America,” Ryan said Tuesday. “In a year when the country is crying out for a positive vision and alternative to the status quo, Governor Haley is the exact right choice to deliver the Republican Address to the Nation.”
Additionally, Senate Majority Leader [crscore]Mitch McConnell[/crscore] called Haley a “proven leader and committed reformer who believes deeply in the promise of the country we all share.”
“Not only has Governor Haley fought to bring opportunity and prosperity to the people of her state, but she’s also demonstrated how bringing people together can bring real results. Governor Haley knows the American Dream and wants to see every American share in it, and we’re pleased that she will be delivering this year’s Republican Address,” McConnell added.