Mike Huckabee Suspends His 2016 Campaign for the Republican Nomination and Calls it Quits


Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee has suspended his presidential campaign to be president. Following a poor showing in the Iowa Caucus and a campaign that just never got off the ground. Huckabee managed to only get 2% of the vote. One has to wonder who else is next? All of the candidates that finished below 5% in Iowa might want to think about throwing in the towel.

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Mike Huckabee suspended his bid for the Republican nomination, ending a second run that overshadowed by other candidates in the former Arkansas governor’s social-conservative lane.

Huckabee’s announcement concludes a campaign that was not nearly as prominent as his previous run at the Republican nomination in 2008, where he won eight states, including the Iowa caucus.

In 2016, Huckabee struggled to consistently stay on the main stage in Republican presidential debates, never raised more than $15 million at one time, and failed to rally the same evangelical support he won in his last presidential run. One of the most conspicuous blows to his campaign came when Bob Vander Plaats endorsed Sen. Ted Cruz, denying Huckabee a critical ally in the contest to win over Iowa’s evangelicals.

Daily Commentary – Monday, December 28, 2015 – Peace on Earth, Good Will Towards Men Will Be Out the Door with the GOP Candidates

  • One thing for sure, they need to stop arguing amongst each other or Hillary will be our next President

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Daily Commentary – Thursday, September 17, 2015 – The 2nd GOP Debate Was Last Night on CNN

  • As you know, these commentaries are pre-recorded so I don’t know at the time of recording how the debate went. I do know that CNN is hoping for some “fireworks” between candidates as it would be good for ratings!

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Donald Trump Surges in New NBC News/WSJ Poll in GOP Primary Race

Just ahead of the first Republican primary debate this week, according to a recent NBC News/WSJ Poll, businessman Donald Trump has surged into the lead. Trump garnered 19% of the vote, while Jeb Bush was second with 14% followed by Ben Carson – 10%, Ted Cruz – 9%, Mike Huckabee – 6%, Rand Paul – 6% and Marco Rubio – 5%. Trump has bewildered the pundits and so-called political experts with his strong polling efforts. However, like him or hate him, the reason why Trump is resonating with so many Americans is because of his unfiltered, no-PC commentary. However, at some point he is going to have to present actual solutions and how he would do things, not just ripping the current political establishment.


Days before the first Republican debate, Donald Trump has surged into the national lead in the GOP primary race, with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush following, a new NBC News/ Wall Street Journal poll shows.

Trump is the first choice of 19 percent of GOP primary voters, while 15 percent back Walker and 14 percent back Bush. Ten percent support retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson.

All other Republican candidates earn single digit backing. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is favored by nine percent of primary voters; former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul are tied with six percent support; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio clocks in at five percent;

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