Join the Team! Obama Sends GOP Governor to China

Utah's Jon Huntsman was considering a presidential run, but as ambassador to Beijing, now he'll have his hands full

Monday, May 18, 2009

President Obama has appointed Utah's Republican Governor Jon Huntsman as his Ambassador to China. Many say it’s a politically savvy move that will ensure the moderate Republican Huntsman,a Mormon who co-chaired John McCain's campaign, is out of the running as a candidate for the 2012 presidential election. The Takeaway talks to Alexander Burns, a reporter for Politico.

Here's the President announcing his choice of Jon Huntsman:


Alexander Burns

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