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McCain to introduce Huntsman at confirmation hearing

by | Jul. 22, 2009

Mormons We Know

Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. will be introduced by former GOP presidential nominee John McCain at Thursday's confirmation hearing on Huntsman's nomination as ambassador to China.

The Arizona senator and longtime friend of Huntsman will be joined for the introduction before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee by Utah's senior senator, Orrin Hatch, but not Sen. Bob Bennett, R-Utah. Traditionally, only two senators appear on behalf of a nominee.

"He's pleased Sen. McCain is able and will to do this," Huntsman spokeswoman Lisa Roskelley said. "His support is appreciated."

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