Transgender Issue Exposes Divisions Among GOP Candidates

Republican presidential candidates former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, walk onto stage before a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by NBC News Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023, at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
  • The four Republican presidential candidates onstage during the fourth GOP primary debate argued heatedly over transgender issues Wednesday night.
  • Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, in particular, battled over a transgender bathroom bill in South Carolina, which the Florida governor accused Haley of “killing.”