Huntsman Vague on Faith Question

Salt Lake Tribune Washington Correspondent Thomas Burr

(KCPW News) He’s proud of his Mormon roots, but his membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is “tough to define.” That’s what former Utah Governor and Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman told TIME magazine for a new profile piece that has quickly gone viral. Is this a sure sign that Huntsman does not want to be perceived as a Mormon candidate if he runs for president? Every Friday, we speak with Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune, and author of Political Cornflakes, a daily, online round-up of Utah politics. KCPW’s Jeff Robinson asked him if Huntsman has ever said anything like this before.

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