Hope, Arkansas is set to have the national political news spotlight return once again when Mike Huckabee announces his decision to run for president on May 5.
Huckabee is scheduled to make the announcement 10 a.m. at Hempstead Hall on the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope campus.
Mike Huckabee was born in Hope which is also the hometown of President Bill Clinton.
All signs are pointing to Huckabee planning on entering the race for president. He quit hosting his news show on Fox News in January so he could, “openly talk with potential donors and supporters and gauge support.”
Politico reports that Huckabee has already picked senior campaign staff and chosen his daughter, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, to be his campaign manager.
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Posted by Mike Huckabee for America on Tuesday, April 21, 2015