Fox News’ TV host, former Governor of Arkansas, and former Republican presidential candidate, Mike Huckabee, has announced that he is considering another run for president in 2016.
In statement put out by Team Huckabee, Huckabee stated that he would be stepping down from his popular “Huckabee” Fox show because he believes there is a conflict of interest with working at Fox News, at the same time he is considering another presidential run.
Tonight I will do more than just say goodnight. I will say goodbye. This is the last edition of ‘Huckabee’ on the Fox News Channel. It’s been the ride of a lifetime, and I have never had so much fun in my life. But I also realize that God hasn’t put me on earth just to have a good time or to make a good living, but rather has put me on earth to try to make a good life.
“There has been a great deal of speculation as to whether I would run for President. If I were willing to absolutely rule that out, I could keep doing this show. But I can’t make such a declaration. I won’t make a decision about running until late in the spring of 2015, but the continued chatter has put Fox News into a position that is not fair to them nor is it possible for me to openly determine political and financial support to justify a race. The honorable thing to do at this point is to end my tenure here at Fox. As much as I have loved doing the show, I cannot bring myself to rule out another Presidential run. So as we say in television, stay tuned!
Huckabee will most likely run in 2016, why else would he step down? Huckabee is confirmed to attend the Iowa Freedom Summit later this month.