President Donald Trump has chosen a successor to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, and they're a former Fox News anchor.
According to multiple sources, the president will bring Heather Nauert from her current position as State Department spokeswoman to replace Haley at the United Nations.
Nikki Haley has been a very popular figure among conservatives for her tough attitude against anti-American attitudes at the United Nations. In her first speech as ambassador, she warned that there would be consequences against those nations that worked against the will of the U.S. at the global organization.
Haley has also pushed a hardline against the machinations of Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin, something that many saw as contrary to the less critical statements from President Trump.
Nuart was brought on to the administration after providing commentary on "Fox and Friends" on what appears to be Trump's favorite cable news network. She became the spokeswoman to the State Department in 2017.
Here's a tweet of Trump and Nuaert from 2015:
Haley announced in October that she would be resigning as the ambassador to the United Nations.
"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 at the time.
"As a private citizen, I look forward to supporting your re-election as President, and supporting the policies that will continue to move our great country toward even greater heights," she concluded.
Here's CNN's video report on the development:
Trump is expected to tweet the announcement Friday morning.