Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) released the following statement regarding Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr.’s nomination as US Ambassador to Russia:
“Few people are more ready to answer a call to serve our country than Ambassador Huntsman,” Sen Lee said. “I have every confidence that he will ably and honestly serve our nation again.”
Sen. Lee served as general counsel in then Governor Huntsman’s administration from 2005-2006. During Huntsman’s tenure, Utah was ranked the best managed state in the nation.