Huntsman campaign keys on signature moment in NBC News/Facebook debate in new TV spot airing Monday and Tuesday.
Utahan: “I want to be very clear with the people here in New Hampshire and this country: I will always put my country first.”
Read the script below.
HUNTSMAN: This nation is divided, David, because of attitudes like that.
HUNTSMAN: Let me say, first are all, with respect to Governor Romney, you know, there are a lot of people who are tuning in this morning, and I’m sure they’re terribly confused after watching all of this political spin up here.
I was criticized last night by Governor Romney for putting my country first. And I just want to remind the people here in New Hampshire and throughout the United States that I think…
HUNTSMAN: He criticized me while he was out raising money for serving my country in China, yes, under a Democrat, like my two sons are doing in the United States Navy. They’re not asking who — what political affiliation the president is.
HUNTSMAN: I want to be very clear with the people here in New Hampshire and this country: I will always put my country first. And I think that’s important to them.