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Republican presidential candidate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, accompanied by his family, announces he is ending his campaign, Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. From left are, daughters Elizabeth, Mary Anne, Huntsman, his wife Mary Kaye, and daughters, Abby, Gracie. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Republican presidential candidate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, accompanied by his family, announces he is ending his campaign, Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. From left are, daughters Elizabeth, Mary Anne, Huntsman, his wife Mary Kaye, and daughters, Abby, Gracie. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Former GOP candidate Jon Huntsman

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