Haley is considered a potential candidate for the GOP’s 2024 presidential nomination, and the remarks could serve as a precursor to a long-rumored run. Her wide-ranging rebuke targets Biden’s handling of immigration policy, the economy, diplomatic spats with Russia and China and various other sources of contention on Capitol Hill.
“America is retreating – and our enemies are rushing into the gap. We have a total lack of courage and commitment from our commander-in-chief,” Haley says in the speech. “Joe Biden isn’t leading from behind. Joe Biden is sleeping from behind. This year has been one embarrassment after another.”