Jon Huntsman's file:

Republican from Utah

Jon Huntsman was the governor of Utah from 2005 to 2009. He served as ambassador to China from 2009 to 2011. He is a Republican candidate for president in 2012. 

Recent statements involving Jon Huntsman

"What’s clear is (Romney) likes firing people."

Says the Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction proposal went from President Barack Obama's desk to "the garbage can."

"I delivered a flat tax for my state. I took my state to No. 1 in job creation. With all due respect to what Rick Perry has said about Texas, we did a little bit better."

"In this country … we have more natural gas than Saudi Arabia has oil."

"You look at defense … we're spending more than the rest of the world combined."

Recent stories featuring Jon Huntsman

The flood of falsehoods about the health care law:

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to review President Barack Obama's health care law, we review the falsehoods that simply won't stop.

Jon Huntsman and the Truth-O-Meter:

When we've checked former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, he's typically earned a Half True or higher on the Truth-O-Meter.

Rick Perry versus the field, round three:

Republican presidential candidates debate a third time in 22 days tonight.

We’ll watch for fresh claims, including jabs at front-running Texas Gov. Rick Perry, mindful that the last debates fed several fact checks.

Rick Perry griddled at Florida CNN/Tea Party Express debate:

At the CNN-Tea Party Express debate in Tampa, the Republican candidates discussed Social Security, Medicare and immigration, with candidates often trying to griddle Texas Gov. Rick Perry. We put their claims to the Truth-O-Meter.

Jobs, jobs, jobs in Republican debate:

The GOP candidates talked about jobs, immigration and more jobs during the debate at the Reagan Library.

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