“Naturally, I am going to go with someone that philosophically I agree with, and Jon Huntsman is not it,” Haley told conservative radio host Laura Ingraham.

Huntsman has the largest political operation of any presidential campaign in South Carolina and has made the state a central part of his Republican nomination strategy along with New Hampshire and Florida…

“If you talk to him about things he knows about, China and the economy, yes, that’s great stuff,” Haley said Thursday. “But what I really want to get is a strong conservative that understands jobs and the economy matter, and it’s not what we say, it’s what we do, and how are we going to fix this?”