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    The Mystery Over Nikki Haley’s Resignation Must Be Solved

    The outgoing U.N. ambassador’s long-term legacy will reflect having been at the table when the U.S. detached itself from the rest of the world. But she garnered respect, so why leave now? The timing of her sudden departure, just weeks before the midterm elections, is interesting given that the Trump administration needs everyone on board. We suspect something’s afoot — and the popular theory that the commander in chief plans to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with Sen. Lindsey Graham, leaving open a Senate seat for Haley to fill, seems more than plausible.

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