Nikki Haley Walks Back Claim That Texas Can Secede From U.S.: ‘They Can’t’

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Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley walked back comments she made last week when she suggested that the state of Texas could secede from the U.S. if it wanted to.

During an interview with The Breakfast Club on Wednesday, Haley said that “if Texas decides they want to do that, they can do that.”

“If that whole state says, ‘We don’t want to be part of America anymore,’ I mean, that’s their decision to make,” she continued, later adding: “Let’s talk about what’s reality. Texas isn’t going to secede.”

During a Sunday interview with Dana Bash on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Haley walked back those comments when asked if she really believed that “individual states have the right to leave the USA.”

“No one is talking about seceding. That’s not an issue at all,” she responded. “What we are talking about the fact is, here you have …

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