Jeb Bush Jr., the son of the former Florida governor, throws his support behind Jon Huntsman's 2012 presidential bid, saying Huntsman "is the best-prepared candidate to defeat President Obama in Florida and across the country." The announcement is a bit anticlimactic, however, as rumors had been swirling that the senior Jeb was endorsing Huntsman.
With cellar-dwelling poll numbers and a campaign shake-up to boot, Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman plans a "major announcement" on Wednesday morning in South Florida: The endorsement of Jeb Bush Jr.
His campaign said Bush Jr. will serve as national co-chair of GenH, with the mission to reach out to young people. Also joining the campaign is Republican political strategist Ana Navarro, of Miami. Her title: National Hispanic Chairperson.
(See also related Marc Caputo blog post.)