Haley showed off her aptitude for keeping a secret last week with a shocking resignation announcement, but she displayed a brand new talent during her speech in New York City on Thursday as she assumed the role of a comedian for the night.
Haley also poked fun at Mayor de Blasio and NY liberals.
And so it went during Ms Haley's 17-minute speech to the 73rd Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner. "I'm going to pick the best person", he said.
Warren, a Democratic senator expected to run for the White House in 2020, has claimed Native American ancestry and recently cited a DNA test report in support though it was widely scorned for the remote possibility it indicated - at least one Native American ancestor six to 10 generations ago.
Nikki Haley, who now holds the job, said earlier this month that she would be stepping down at the end of the year. "As a member of the Trump Cabinet, it is a thrill to be out to dinner without being harassed". "So this year, you wanted to spice things up again, right?"
The move sparked discussion about whether Haley might be intending to run for president, perhaps even challenging Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, but Haley shot down those rumors during a press conference at the White House - going so far as to say she meant to help campaign for the president.
"Oh look, I got the mayor's drink by mistake - there's no ICE", Haley said.
The South Carolina-born Haley, meanwhile, is the daughter of immigrants from the Punjab region of India. During her speech, Haley also made jibes about her Indian-American heritage, President Donald Trump and the current political climate in America.
The former Republican South Carolina governor made the jabs at the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, named after the former NY governor, who was the first Catholic to receive a major party nomination for president when he unsuccessfully ran in 1928. "I get it", Haley deadpanned. I saw him on LinkedIn looking for a job.
Haley, who will keep her post at the United Nations until the end of the year, acknowledged that she had tough shoes to fill as keynote speaker, an honor most-recently bestowed to House Speaker Ryan, Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Haley has often been an unpredictable and independent force in the Trump administration.
"In America, our political opponents are not evil".