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Haley Campaign Press Release - The "Beast of the Southeast" Bus Tour Begins

February 10, 2024

LEXINGTON, S.C. - Today, Nikki Haley kicked off her "Beast of the Southeast" bus tour to barnstorm South Carolina in the final two weeks of the primary and meet as many voters as possible. What was Donald Trump up to? He spent his day mocking Haley's husband, Maj. Michael Haley, for being absent from the campaign trail while he is deployed with the U.S. Army National Guard.

Here's what they're saying...

Donald Trump's Gross Attack on Military Families

CNN: Trump attacks Haley for absence of her husband, who is deployed

NBC News: Trump asks about whereabouts of Nikki Haley's husband, who's serving overseas

Washington Examiner: Washington Examiner: Haley sticks up for husband after Trump attacks him for absence on campaign trail

CBS News: Trump questions absence of Haley's deployed husband from the campaign trail

Start Your Engine: Beast of the Southeast Kicks Off in Newberry

Washington Post's Dylan Wells: Nikki Haley makes her first appearance off her new campaign bus, the "Beast." "It's a great day in South Carolina."

CBS News' Nidia Cavazos: Nikki Haley's team handed out mental competency tests during her first stop in Newberry, S.C.

CNN Ebony Davis: "We can't afford four more years of chaos," Nikki Haley tells reporters after her campaign stop in Newberry, SC

WACH FOX's Masharia Adams: One supporter of Nikki Haley tells WACHFOX News: "I'm excited a woman is running for President. We need a woman's intuition in the White House." @wachfox @NikkiHaley

AP's James Pollard: @NikkiHaley is kicking off her bus tour outside the Newberry Opera House "Republicans lost a vote on the border. They lost a vote on a pro-Israel bill. The RNC chair lost her job. What is happening?" she said, adding that @realDonaldTrump "had his fingerprints all over it"

Medill News Service's Meaghan Downey: "Pick Nikki" signs and stickers are being passed around as voters await Nikki Haley's arrival outside of the Newberry Opera House.

Beast of the Southeast Rolls Into Greenwood

Washington Post's Dylan Wells: This Haley supporter said she voted for Biden in 2020, but if it's a Biden-Trump rematch she will write in Haley. While she thinks Trump is "crazy," she thinks Biden is too old - "I wouldn't say he's senile, but I wouldn't guarantee that" at the end of his next term, she said.

WSPA: Nikki Haley makes campaign stop in Greenwood

NewsNation's Jackie Koppell: "I think we've done enough with the fellas. I appreciate the fellas that showed up today. But don't you think it's finally time we had a woman in the White House?" @NikkiHaley at her second event of the day in #Greenwood, SC

Fox Carolina: Nikki Haley kicks off "Beast of the Southeast" bus tour

Fox Carolina's News Tori Cameron: SC Congressman @RepRalphNorman introduces @NikkiHaley in front of crowd in Greenwood, SC @foxcarolinanews

CNN's Ebony Davis: Nikki Haley continues her bus tour through the Palmetto State with a stop in Greenwood, SC

Fox News' Clare O'Connor: ?Greenwood, S.C. "I'm a registered South Carolina Democrat and I'm voting for Nikki Haley President of the United States"

Last Stop, Lexington! Beast of the Southeast Wraps Up a Hundred-Mile Day

The State's Joe Bustos: State Rep. Chris Wooten says "I'll tell you what presidential does not look like: Two grumpy old men."

Washington Post's Dylan Wells: Nikki Haley at her event just now in Gilbert responded to Trump's attacks on her and her husband. "I'll say this: Donald, if you have something to say, don't say it behind my back. Get on a debate stage and say it to my face."

Washington Post's Dylan Wells: Nikki Haley responds to Trump's attack on her husband, Michael Haley: "If you mock the service of a combat veteran, you don't deserve a driver's license, let alone being President of the United States."

Nikki Haley, Haley Campaign Press Release - The "Beast of the Southeast" Bus Tour Begins Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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