Mike Huckabee announces candidacy for 2016 US presidential race
May 6 , 2015
Mike Huckabee, the former Arkansas governor, has announced his 2016 candidacy for the White House from his hometown Hope.
The Republican leader told supporters that it was a “long way” from a “little brick house in Hope” to the White House, but it was “fitting” that he make the announcement here.
The Republican nomination for the US presidential race now includes senators Marco Rubio, Rand Paul and Ted Cruz and businesswoman Carly Fiorina.
Huckabee, who was Arkansas governor between 1996 and 2006, had made a presidential bid in 2008.
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