Jon Huntsman - Republican Presidential Candidate 2011

The state of the US Republican Party has been described as a mess. Badly beaten in the race for the White House, it is seemingly out of touch with mainstream opinion on issues from immigration to gun control and is in danger of being outmanoeuvred by President Obama in the continued stand-off over the federal budget.

Hardtalk speaks to the former Republican candidate Jon Huntsman - a moderate frequently at odds with his own party. Is the American right on the wrong road?

(Jon Huntsman, former Republican presidential candidate (2011). Credit: Associated Press)

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Tue 26 Feb 2013 02:05 GMT