Indian-American Nikki Haley, the outgoing US Ambassador to the United Nations, has poked fun at President Donald Trump's inflated ego and his cultural ignorance, days after announcing that she would be leaving her position representing America at the world body.
During the dinner, Haley added that the "toxic political environment" has caused both parties to "describe their opponents as enemies or evil".
Police remove protestors from Amritsar tracks The locals were raising slogans against the state government and demanding action against the train's driver. Nearly 300 people had gathered to watch ravana-dahan at a ground adjacent to the railway tracks.
"Actually the president called me this morning and gave me some really good advice".
"In South Sudan, where rape is routinely used as a weapon of war, that is evil", she said, cited by Politico. "Let me tell you", Haley said.
Haley, who recently announced she was stepping down at the end of the year, joked that last year's event with "boy scout" Paul Ryan was 'a little boring'.
"I saw Jeff Sessions earlier today - not in NY". In her keynote address, Haley joked about Elizabeth Warren's Native American ancestry, saying organizers had "wanted an Indian woman" but that "Warren failed her DNA test".
"In Syria, where the dictator uses chemicals weapons to murder innocent children, that is evil", the former Republican governor of SC said, adding, "In North Korea, where American student Otto Warmbier was tortured to death, that was evil".
"I expect to continue to speak out from time to time on important public policy matters, but I will surely not be a candidate for any office in 2020", she said following her announcement.
"In the last two years, I've seen true evil", Ms Haley continued. At one point, she turned serious and appeared to call out Trump's political antagonism.