Jon Huntsman Calls Out #NeverTrump: It’s Time To Rally Around Donald Trump

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, who ran for president in 2012 and is considered one of the more moderate voices in the Republican Party, called upon Donald Trump foes to back off of their crusade to stop Trump from becoming the GOP nominee.

“We’ve had enough intraparty fighting. Now’s the time to stitch together a winning coalition,” Huntsman told Politico. “And it’s been clear almost from the beginning that Donald Trump has the ability to assemble a nontraditional bloc of supporters. … The ability to cut across traditional party boundaries — like ’80, ’92 and 2008 — will be key, and Trump is much better positioned to achieve that.”

Huntsman is co-chair of the No Labels, an organization devoted to bringing about bipartisan collaboration in Washington. Trump spoke at a No Labels event last year, and Huntsman has since signaled he could support real estate mogul.

“If he’s the nominee, I’m a Republican and I tend to gravitate towards whomever the nominee is,” Huntsman said in February.

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