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Utah’s Honorable Politicians: Mitt Romney, Jon Huntsman, and Jason Chaffetz
Word Press ^ | 10/26/2011 | Adam Baker

Posted on 10/27/2011 11:54:09 AM PDT by JoeA

I met Utah’s Governor Jon Huntsman and his wife Mary Kaye at an event in Las Vegas. My wife Sandie Tillotson had arranged for us to sit in the VIP section with them. Huntsman was a good friend of NuSkin, and helped open the lucrative Chinese market when he was a Trade Representative ... for the Bush Administration. MLM companies had tried to get into China for years, but NuSkin was the first, and Sandie said it was because of Hunstman. Of course it went both ways, and NuSkin was a good friend to Hunstman, and Sandie said she sent lots of money his way.

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Sandie’s political connections were many. Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz was groomed by Sandie ... He began working for Sandie after Huntsman fired him as his chief of staff ...

Sandie also courted Governor Mitt Romney, whom she met around the time of the 2002 Olympic bidding scandal. Romney was brought in to head the Olympic Committee after allegations were made of bribes paid to the Salt Lake officials to host the event in the city. He ... solicit[ed] Nu Skin for a corporate sponsorship for the Olympics.

Since NuSkin could not come up with the $4,000,000 sponsorship fee, Sandie, Nedra and Blake, the company founders, pooled their money and personally funded the sponsorship. ...

Sandie kept a close watch on Romney as his political star rose after his success with the Olympics. When he became a Republican Presidential contender in 2008, she threw him a lavish fundraising event at our AOL Time Warner penthouse. The place was wall to wall tuxedos and evening gowns, caviar and diamond earrings. Romney walked away with a bigger campaign chest, and Sandie had placed herself in the presidential sweepstakes as a big time fundraiser.

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TOPICS: Books/Literature; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: carpetbaggerromney; contributions; jonhunstman; jonhuntsman; mittromney; nuskin; rinoromney; romneybigdig; romneycare
Interesting story about Romney, Hunstman, and Chaffetz connections to MLM company Nu Skin.
1 posted on 10/27/2011 11:54:18 AM PDT by JoeA
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To: JoeA

You have no idea how funny it is that John’s wife’s name is Mary Kaye .......

2 posted on 10/27/2011 12:26:56 PM PDT by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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