Jon Huntsman accepts Russia ambassadorship

Former Governor of Utah Jon Huntsman has been offered the nomination of ambassador to Russia and he has accepted, ABC News has confirmed.
1:02 | 03/09/17

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An ABC news has now confirmed that former Utah governor Jon Huntsman has been tapped to be the next US ambassador to Russia. Huntsman was a vocal critic of candidate trump during the campaign. He served as ambassador to Singapore under the first President Bush and ambassador to China under President Obama. And and FBI investigation is underway to track down the source of that massive leak of CIA documents posted by WikiLeaks. Officials believe whoever was responsible had access to one of the highly classified US spy networks. The files revealed alleged hacking tools used to break into computers cell phones as well as Smart TVs. Now phone manufacturers like apple lingle who believe their devices are no longer vulnerable. The FBI director Jim call me is making it clear he intends to serve his entire ten year term. And during conference in Boston College quote Komi said. You're stuck with me for another six years there was speculation co we might resign after you rejected president Trump's claim that President Obama tapped his phones.

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