WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's the end of the road for Jon Huntsman.
The Republican presidential candidate is expected to pull out of the race today and back front-runner Mitt Romney.
Huntsman, who served as President Barack Obama's ambassador to
China, had counted on New Hampshire to make him a legitimate challenger to Romney -- but he could do no better than third.
Campaign officials say Huntsman will endorse Romney because he
believes Romney is the best candidate to beat Obama in November.
Campaign manager Matt David said Sunday that Huntsman will announce his withdrawal at an event in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
(COPYRIGHT 2012 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.