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Haley Campaign Press Release - Nikki Haley Rallies From the Green Mountains to Casco Bay

March 03, 2024

PORTLAND, Maine - Around 1,200 people came out today to support Haley in Vermont and Maine. In Vermont, Haley was introduced by Representative Ashley Bartley and Governor Phil Scott. In Maine, Haley thanked Senator Susan Collins for "showing the fellas that you have more balls than them." Not long after, Nikki Haley won D.C., making her the first woman in United States history to win a Republican primary.

Here's what they're saying...

South Burlington, Vt.

VT Digger's Habib Sabet: Republican presidential hopeful Nikki Haley campaigned in South Burlington on Sunday, just two days before Vermonters head to the polls to cast their ballots in the state's presidential primaries.

My NBC5's Sid Bewlay: HAPPENING NOW: @GovPhilScott giving his remarks in support of @NikkiHaley here at her Vermont rally. Tune into @MyNBC5 tonight at 6 for a full report and hear from Haley as she makes her plea to Vermonters ahead of Tuesday's primary

CNN's Eva McKend: Greetings from South Burlington where @NikkiHaley will take stage shortly So far I've met 2 women who historically have voted for Dems but they support Vermont's Republican @GovPhilScott and are open to hearing Haley's message today. Scott will take stage w/ Haley. #vtpoli #vt

CBS News' Nidia Cavazos: Vermont's Governor Phil Scott is set to introduce @NikkiHaley on stage at South Burlington's campaign stop. "Things have become so toxic and tribal in this country, that the sentiment is, you're either with me or against me, either on my team, or off the team, nothing in between."

CBS News' Nidia Cavazos: "In my opinion, there is no one less equipped, no one more incapable, of healing the huge divide we have in this country than Donald Trump."

Representative Ashley Bartley: It was an honor to be able to Welcome Ambassador Nikki Haley to Vermont this afternoon. At a time where America needs civility the most, it was wonderful to celebrate our democracy together! @NikkiHaley

CNN's Kit Maher: Vermont @GovPhilScott, introducing @NikkiHaley, encourages voters who want to "stop Donald Trump" to "take a Republican ballot and vote for Nikki Haley." "There is no one less equipped, no one more incapable of healing the huge divide we have in this country, than Donald Trump."

Portland, Maine

The Maine Wire's Edward Tomi?: Crowd gathering in Portland, Maine to hear Nikki Haley tonight

WGME's Anna Coon: NOW @NikkiHaley is in Portland, rallying voters ahead of #SuperTuesday.

News Center's Zach Blanchard: @NikkiHaley takes the stage in Portland, #Maine and immediately thanks @SenatorCollins for "showing the fellas that you have more balls than them." Collins, who is not in attendance, announced she is endorsing Haley. @NEWSCENTERmaine #mepolitics

Politico's Lisa Kashinsky: NOW: @NikkiHaley rallying in Portland, Maine, thanks GOP Sen. Susan Collins for voting for her. "When all the fellas are following the herd, she showed why she's got a steal spine ... thank you for showing the fellas that you've got more balls than them." @politico

Fox News' Deirdre Heavey: Portland, Maine @NikkiHaley thanks @SenatorCollins for her vote in Maine's primary, saying Collins has "more balls" than her colleagues in the Senate & isn't "following the pack" behind Trump. Collins told @FoxNews @matthewjreidy she voted for Haley earlier this week.

News Center's Zach Blanchard: @NikkiHaley rails on @realDonaldTrump saying "We don't anoint kings in our country." The crowd clapped loudly. Many I've spoken to here are Independents or moderate Rs. I even met a Democrat who said he was curious about what Haley had to say. @NEWSCENTERmaine #mepolitics

Politico's Lisa Kashinsky: Trump supporters interrupt Nikki Haley in Maine, yelling that she's a "neocon" and parroting Trump calling her "birdbrain." "Anybody else?" Haley says as they leave. "Don't get upset at those fellas because my husband and his military brothers and sisters sacrifice every day for their right to be able to do that."

Nikki Haley, Haley Campaign Press Release - Nikki Haley Rallies From the Green Mountains to Casco Bay Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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