Trump once said Jon Huntsman was "weak." Now he's picked him to be the Russian ambassador.
Donald Trump once slammed former Utah governor and GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman as a “lightweight” and accused him of “[giving] away our country to China” when he was the US ambassador there. Now, Trump has decided to reward him with the toughest diplomatic gig in Washington today: US ambassador to Russia. On Tuesday, the White House announced Huntsman’s nomination — with a press release that misspelled his first name. Read more