Haley on if Trump would obey Constitution: ‘I don’t know’

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Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley on Friday declined to speculate whether former President Trump would abide by the Constitution if he’s reelected in 2024.

Haley expressed doubt, though, when asked by “Meet the Press” host Kristen Welker if she thought Trump would do so if he takes back the Oval Office.

“I don’t know. I mean, you always want to think someone will, but I don’t know,” Haley said during a pre-taped interview on “Meet the Press” set to air Sunday.

“When you go in and you talk about revenge … vindication … what does that mean?” she continued. “I don’t know what that means. And only he can answer for that.”

Haley’s comments come in the wake of several states moving to nix Trump from their ballots, citing the 14th Amendment’s insurrection clause — which bars anyone who has taken an oath of office from rebelling against the government.

Arguments against the former president, the current frunt-runner in the GOP primary race, claim he incited the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol, and thus should be ineligible to run for office.

Most recently, an Illinois judge moved to remove Trump from the state’s GOP primary ballot.

Judge Tracie Porter, from Cook County, Ill., later suspended her order after the former president’s legal team appealed. The former president will now be allowed to remain on the ballot until the Appellate Court of Illinois hands down a final verdict.

The Supreme Court is also expected to take up whether Trump can be disqualified from appearing on Colorado’s ballot — setting up a historic case that could upend the presidential election. The high court held oral arguments in the case earlier this month.

Despite Trump’s wide lead in the race, Haley — who recently suffered losses in Michigan and her home state of South Carolina — has vowed to stay in the race until at least Super Tuesday.

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