republican presidential candidate nikki haley will participate in a live CNN presidential town hall next month in Iowa, the network said Wednesday. The announcement comes just weeks after the network held a town hall with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, moderated by Kaitlan Collins, in New Hampshire.
CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper will moderate Haley’s event, which will air at 8 p.m. ET on June 4.
The former South Carolina governor is one of many Republicans in a growing field of candidates vying for the party’s presidential nomination who are heavily focused on Iowa, a state early in the primary calendar that can make or break momentum. of a campaign.
Haley, who served for nearly two years as the US ambassador to the United Nations during the Trump administration, has had to navigate competing against her former boss and current GOP frontrunner.
The first woman elected as governor of South Carolina, Haley is also running against South Carolina. Senator Tim Scottwhom he first appointed to the US Senate in 2012 to fill the vacancy left by Senator Jim DeMint upon retirement.
Former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, tech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy and radio host Larry Elder are also running for the Republican nomination, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis He is expected to announce his candidacy for the presidency on Wednesday night.
The Iowa venue will be announced in the coming days.