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John Huntsman Announces Bid For Presidency At NJ's Liberty State Park

JERSEY CITY, NJ - JUNE 21: Republican Jon Huntsman (C) stands on stage with members of his family after announcing his bid for the presidency at Liberty State Park June 21, 2011 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Huntsman, until recently the U.S. ambassador to China under President Obama, emphasized his record as a two-term governor of Utah. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Former GOP candidate Jon Huntsman

Jon Huntsman withdrew from the Republican race for president on January 15 and endorsed his former rival, Mitt Romney.