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Huntsman stays out of Hatch-Chaffetz fray

> Some 23,000 feet in the air, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. took a few questions from reporters traveling on his announcement tour plane but he deferred on answering one asked by a fellow journalist who wanted to know who he'd pick in a Senate primary between Sen. Orrin Hatch and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, his one-time gubernatorial chief of staff.

Huntsman first balked at the question, noting that Chaffetz hadn't officially jumped in.

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"They're both terrific people," Huntsman added. "I know them very well. I'll leave it to the people of the great State of Utah to make that decision."

-- Thomas Burr

Twitter.com/thomaswburr



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