Report: UN ambassador Nikki Haley resigns

Nikki Haley — Photo: United Nations

WASHINGTON (KKTV) - United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley is stepping down, effective at the end of the year.

President Donald Trump confirmed her resignation Tuesday morning. A reason has not been given. A senior State Department official told CNN Haley told her staff Tuesday morning that she was leaving.

Earlier, Trump teased a big announcement at 10:30 EST.

Haley is one of just a handful of moderate Republicans in the Trump administration.

This is a developing story and we will update as we learn more.